The World’s Capital of Bookstores

Debora Rey of Associated Press reports that Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires has more bookstores per capita than any other major city in the world.  This is according to a recent study by the World Cities Cultural Forum, an organization that works to promote culture. With a population of 2.8 million people within the city limits, there are 25 bookstores for every 100,000 people, putting Buenos Aires far above other world cities like London, Paris, Madrid, Moscow and New York. The closest is Hong Kong, which has 22 bookstores per 100,000 people.

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