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Kampung Buku Malaysia

book1.jpg (16566 bytes) DEWAN BAHASA DAN PUSTAKA (DBP)
sells books on Malaysia and in the Malay Language.  



Rumah POK RAFEAHbook2.jpg (13008 bytes)
This house is dedicated to Madam Pok Rafeah, the mother of Malaysia's Economic Adviser, Tun Daim Zainuddin who had contributed to the project. It houses

  • the Secretariat & Information Centre
  • books on Travels, Sports and Novels in the
  • English and European Languages
  • Souvenir items
  • Refreshment Corner
  • Internet & Multimedia Facilities

book10.jpg (14200 bytes) Rumah NOEL ANSELOT
This house is named after Mr. Noel Anselor, Founder of Redu Village du Livre, Belgium It houses
- LAVA, which sells local and international magazines
- HIZBI, which sells children and religious books
- PUSTAKA AL-HAS, which sells children books

book11.jpg (13505 bytes)Rumah RICHARD BOOTH
This house is named after 'King' Richard Booth, Founder of the first Book Village at Hay-on-Wye in Wales.
It houses
- PUSTAKA UNION which sells old and antiquarian books in English.
- ASIA KYUSHU GALLERY, the only gallery that exhibits
  the One-Village-One-Product Scheme from Japan,
  Taiwan, China, The Philipines, South Korea and Malaysia.

book7.jpg (12251 bytes)Commemoration Monument
 This monument is to commemorate the official opening of Kampung Buku Malaysia by the Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato' Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad on the 3rd of December, 1997.

The ceremony was witnessed by the Honourable Tan Sri Sanusi Junid, Chief Minister of the State of Kedah and Founder of the Kampung Buku Malaysia. Among the Cabinet Ministers and Local dignitaries present that day were Mr. Noel Anselot and Mr. Henk Ruessink.

book9.jpg (13352 bytes) DARULFIKIR specializes in second-hand and antiquarian books in Arabic and on Arabic Literature; Islam and the Al-Quran.


book3.jpg (16977 bytes) Amphitheatre
This is the activity hub of the book village. Debates, plays, traditional shows are staged here.


book4.jpg (16152 bytes) Rumah HENK RUESSINK
This house is named after Mr. Henk Ruessink, Founder of the Bredevoort Boekenstad in the Netherlands.
It houses the POPULAR BOOK CO. that specializes in East Asian books.

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Secretariat, Kampung Buku Malaysia, Rumah Pol Rafeah,
Lubuk Semilang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
Tel : 04-955 5568
Fax : 04-955 5562
E-mail :




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