Lists of cemeteries


Lists of cemeteries

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

Contents

Lists of cemeteries by country

Africa

Kenya

Nigeria

Nigeria-LAGOS Nigeria

  • Vaults and Gardens Ikoyi LAGOS, Established in 2006, A privately managed cemetery.

Vaults & Gardens Limited is a subsidiary of O’La Kleen Holdings Limited.

South Africa

  • List of cemeteries in South Africa

Asia

China

  • List of cemeteries in the People's Republic of China

Hong Kong

  • List of cemeteries in Hong Kong

India

  • List of cemeteries in India

Iran

  • List of cemeteries in Iran

Israel

  • List of cemeteries in Israel

Japan

  • List of cemeteries in Japan

Kurdistan

  • List of cemeteries in Kurdistan

Macau

  • List of cemeteries in Macau

Malaysia

  • List of cemeteries in Malaysia

Pakistan

  • List of cemeteries in Pakistan

Philippines

  • List of cemeteries in the Philippines

Russia

  • List of cemeteries in Russia

Taiwan

Thailand

Turkey

  • List of cemeteries in Turkey

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 National 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.
  • Truong Son 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 at Quảng Trị and has about 72 thousands martyrs.
  • Hang Duong 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 theme park was built on top of the cemetery.[1]
  • Bien Hoa Cemetery - a cemetery for soldiers of Army of Republic of South Vietnam who died during Vietnam War. It is located at Bình Dương.

Europe

Azerbaijan

Belgium

  • List of cemeteries in Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo

  • Bare
  • Vlakovo
  • Obad

Croatia

Czech Republic

England

  • List of cemeteries in England

Estonia

  • List of cemeteries in Estonia

France

  • List of cemeteries in France

Germany

  • List of cemeteries in Germany

Greece

Hungary

  • List of cemeteries in Hungary

Ireland

  • List of cemeteries in Ireland

Italy

  • List of cemeteries in Italy

Lithuania

  • List of cemeteries in Lithuania

Northern Ireland

  • List of cemeteries in Northern Ireland

Poland

Portugal

  • Cemitério da Ajuda, Lisbon
  • Cemitério do Alto de São João, Lisbon
  • Cemitério dos Prazeres, Lisbon
  • Cemitério de Agramonte, Porto
  • Cemitério do Prado do Repouso, Porto

Russia

  • List of cemeteries in Russia

Scotland

Slovenia

  • List of cemeteries in Slovenia

Sweden

Turkey

  • List of cemeteries in Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

See under England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

Wales

  • Aberfan Cemetery - Most of the victims of the Aberfan coal tip disaster of 21 October 1966 are buried here.
  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff - One of the largest cemeteries in the United Kingdom; opened in 1859; covering over 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land.
  • St Woolos Cemetery, Newport - Opened in 1854, the first municipally-owned cemetery in Wales.

North America

Canada

  • List of cemeteries in Canada

USA

  • List of cemeteries in the United States

Puerto Rico

Oceania

Australia

  • List of cemeteries in Australia

New Zealand

  • List of cemeteries in New Zealand

South America

Argentina

Brazil

Colombia

Ecuador

  • Cementerio General de Guayaquil
  • Cementerio de Tulcán
  • Cementerio de San Diego (Quito)

Peru

Uruguay

  • The British Cemetery Montevideo
  • Central Cemetery
  • Cementerio del Norte

See also

References

Further reading

  • Kerrigan, Michael (1995). Who Lies Where - a guide to famous graves. London: Fourth Estate. ISBN 1-85702-258-0. 
  • Pearson, Lynn F. (1998). Discovering Famous Graves. Princes Risborough: Shire Publications. ISBN 0-7478-0371-4. 

External links

British Cemetery Montevideo


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