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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Buenos Aires named World Book Capital 2011

The city of Buenos Aires (Argentina) was named the World Book Capital 2011 by the selection committee, composed of representatives of the three main professional associations in the book industry and UNESCO, at the conclusion of their meeting on 12 June at UNESCO in Paris. Buenos Aires is the eleventh city to be designated World Book Capital, after Madrid (2001), Alexandria (2002), New Delhi (2003), Antwerp (2004), Montreal (2005), Turin (2006), Bogotá (2007), Amsterdam (2008), Beirut (2009) and Ljubljana (2010)

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