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Countries with libraries that use the Dewey Decimal Classification® system

Libraries in 135+ countries use the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system to organize their collections for their users. Here is a list by region:

Africa

  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zaire
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

The Americas

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

Asia Pacific

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Fiji
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Samoa
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Vietnam

Europe

  • Austria
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lichtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Moldova
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia & Montenegro
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom

Middle East

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Oman
  • Palestine
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan

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