Behesht-e Zahra

name = Behesht-e Zahra
بهشت زهرا

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caption = Ayatollah Khomeini's Grave at Behesht-e Zahra
established = 1952
country = Iran flagicon|IRN
location = Tehran
coordinates = 30°54'13"N 55°42'56"E
type = Public
owner = Iranian Government
size = 434 hectares
website = []
findagrave = [ Find A Grave]
political =

Behesht-e Zahra (PerB|بهشت زهرا|,"The Paradise of Zahara"), is the largest cemetery in Iran. Located in the southern part of metropolitan Tehran, it is connected to the city by a metro line. Many of the deceased soldiers of the Iran–Iraq War are buried there.

Many Iranian officials, including Ayatollah Khomeini (previous Supreme leader of Iran), Mohammad-Ali Rajai (second Iranian president), Mohammad Javad Bahonar (Prime Minister), and many others are also buried there.

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