Contents 1 List of book towns 1.1 Book towns with known dates of operation 1.2 Book Towns with unknown dates of operation 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

List of book towns[edit] Book towns with known dates of operation[edit] Jinbōchō, Tokyo, Japan (early 1880s) Hay-on-Wye, Wales (1961) Redu, Belgium (1984) Bécherel, France (1988) Montolieu, France (1989) Bredevoort, Netherlands (1993) Stillwater, Minnesota, U.S. (1993)[1] Saint-Pierre-de-Clages, Switzerland (1993) Fontenoy-la-Joûte, France (1993) Mundal, Fjærland, Norway (1995) Wigtown, Scotland (1997) Zossen-Wünsdorf, Germany (1997) Damme, Belgium (1997) Dalmellington, Scotland (1997, though the last bookseller closed in 2005 and the project has folded)[2] Sysmä, Finland (4 July 1997) Mühlbeck-Friedersdorf, Germany (1997) Kampung Buku Langkawi, Malaysia (3 December 1997) Archer City, Texas, U.S. (1999) Southern Highlands, Australia (2000) Mellösa, Sweden (17 February 2001)[3] Tvedestrand, Norway (2003) Sedbergh, England (2003) Blaenavon, Wales (28 June 2003,[4] though the project had folded by March 2006)[5] Brownville, Nebraska, U.S., (2004)[6] Hobart, NY - Book Village of the Catskills[7] (2005) Atherstone, Warwickshire (2005) Torup, Denmark (2006) [8] Kampung Buku Melaka, Malaysia [9] (17 April 2007) St. Martins, New Brunswick, Canada (2007)[10] Urueña, Spain (2007) [11] Bellprat, Catalonia (2008) [12] Esquelbecq, France (2010) [13] Clunes, Victoria, Australia (2012) Montereggio Mulazzo, Italy Borrby, Sweden (2011) Óbidos, Portugal (2015) Featherston, New Zealand (2015) Cervera, Catalonia (2016) Montblanc, Catalonia (2017) Bhilar, Maharashtra, India (2017) Book Towns with unknown dates of operation[edit] Sidney, British Columbia [booktown-yean], South Korea (2017) Gold Cities BookTown, Grass Valley, California

See also[edit] UNESCO World Book Capital (est. 2001)

References[edit] ^ "". Retrieved 2013-05-02.  ^ Goodenough, Mike (11 April 2005). "Dalmellington Book Town - on the road to nowhere". TheBookGuide. Archived from the original on 20 July 2011.  ^ "The Book Town in Mellösa". 9 February 2012. Archived from the original on 8 March 2012.  ^ "Books open new chapter for Plywood City". The Guardian. 28 June 2003.  ^ Goodenough, Mike (17 March 2006). "Blaenafon - The Booktown Experiment Fails". TheBookGuide. Archived from the original on 3 July 2010.  ^ [1]( ^ "For Those Who Love Books - Home". Retrieved 2013-05-02.  ^ Torup Bogby home page. ^ Book Village Malaysia ^ [2][dead link] ^ "Turismo Provincia de Valladolid". Retrieved 2013-05-02.  ^ "Bellprat Vila del Llibre". Retrieved 2013-05-02.  ^ "Esquelbook le site d'Esquelbecq, Village du Livre". (in French). Retrieved 2 January 2018. 

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