Lists of cemeteries

These lists of cemeteries compile notable cemeteries, mausolea, and other places people are buried worldwide. Reasons for notability include their design, their history, and their interments.

Lists of cemeteries by country

Africa

Algeria

Kenya

Nigeria

South Africa

Americas

Argentina

Brazil

Canada

Colombia

Ecuador

Falkland Islands

Peru

United States

Puerto Rico

Asia

Bangladesh

China

India

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Malaysia

Pakistan

Saudi Arabia

South Korea

Taiwan

Thailand

Uzbekistan

  • Shah-i-Zinda(شاه زنده in Persian meaning "The Living King") is one of the world-known necropolises of Central Asia, which is situated in the northeastern part of Samarkand. The Shah-i-Zinda Ensemble includes mausoleums and other ritual buildings of 9–14th and 19th centuries.

Vietnam

  • Mai Dich Cemetery – cemetery established after French occupation ended in 1954 in Hanoi as a place of worship for heroes of the people. Those buried here include statesmen, writers, poets, and others who have close ties to Vietnam's current government.
  • Trường Sơn Cemetery – cemetery established in 1977, after the unification of Vietnam in 1975 as a place of worship for heroes of people. Those buried are soldiers, commanders who sacrificed to build Ho Chi Minh trail during the war against America. It is located in Quảng Trị and has about 72 thousand martyrs.
  • Hàng Dương Cemetery – cemetery established 1992 as a place of worship for revolutionary soldiers and heroes who were imprisoned and killed by Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) and America.
  • Mạc Đĩnh Chi Cemetery – Located in the heart of former Saigon, Mac Dinh Chi was South Vietnam's most prestigious French colonial cemetery reserved for celebrities, politicians and the upper class. Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu were interred here. In the early 1980s, Vietnam's government declared the place a corrupt reminder of the past and dissolved the cemetery by 1983. In accordance to new laws, bodies in Mac Dinh Chi were exhumed, cremated and given to remaining family members whenever possible. A park was built on top of the cemetery.[2]
  • Bien Hoa Cemetery – a cemetery for soldiers of Army of Republic of South Vietnam who died during Vietnam War. It is located in Bình Dương Province.

Europe

Azerbaijan

Austria

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia (country)

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Poland

Portugal

Russia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

England
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

Philippines

See also

References

  1. ^ "Cementerio del Oeste (archived copy)". Archived from the original on 2008-03-07. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  2. ^ "Mac Dinh Chi Cemetery (Defunct)". www.findagrave.com/. Retrieved 2019-10-11.

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