Lists of cemeteries
- 1 Lists of cemeteries by country
- 1.1 Africa
- 1.2 Americas
- 1.3 Europe
- 1.4 Other
- 2 See also
- 3 References
- 4 Further reading
- 5 External links
Lists of cemeteries by country
- Main articles:
- List of cemeteries in Australia
- List of cemeteries in Belgium
- List of cemeteries in Canada
- List of cemeteries in the People's Republic of China
- List of cemeteries in England
- List of cemeteries in Estonia
- List of cemeteries in France
- List of cemeteries in Germany
- List of cemeteries in Hong Kong
- List of cemeteries in Hungary
- List of cemeteries in India
- List of cemeteries in Iran
- List of cemeteries in Ireland
- List of cemeteries in Israel
- List of cemeteries in Italy
- List of cemeteries in Japan
- List of cemeteries in Lithuania
- List of cemeteries in Macau
- List of cemeteries in Malaysia
- List of cemeteries in New Zealand
- List of cemeteries in Northern Ireland
- List of cemeteries in Pakistan
- List of cemeteries in the Philippines
- List of cemeteries in Russia
- List of cemeteries in Slovenia
- List of cemeteries in South Africa
- List of cemeteries in Turkey
- List of cemeteries in the United States
- List of cemeteries in Uruguay
- La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires - burial site of Eva Perón, Federico Leloir, and many other Argentine figures
- La Chacarita Cemetery (or "National Cemetery"), Buenos Aires - burial site of Juan Peron (until 2006), Carlos Gardel and many other notables.
- Cementerio del Oeste, Tucumán
- Flores Cemetery, Buenos Aires
- Cemitério da Consolação, São Paulo - burial site of writer Mário de Andrade, Monteiro Lobato, painter Tarsila do Amaral, former Brazil's president Campos Sales
- Cemitério do Morumbi, São Paulo - burial site of singer Elis Regina, F1 racer Ayrton Senna, actor and comedian Ronald Golias
- Cemitério de Vila Formosa, São Paulo - the biggest cemetery in Latin America
- Cemitério São João Batista, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro. Burial site of Alberto Santos-Dumont, early pioneer of aviation; singer/actress Carmen Miranda, and composer Tom Jobim.
- Central Cemetery of Bogotá - Burial site of several national heroes, poets and former Colombian presidents
- Chauchilla Cemetery - over 1,000 years old
- Presbítero Maestro - cemetery in Lima with significant political and military figures
- Sillustani-Incan Burial Ground
- Cementerio Católico San Vicente de Paul
- Cementerio Municipal de Mayagüez
- Panteón Nacional Román Baldorioty de Castro
- Puerto Rico National Cemetery
- Santa María Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery
- Zentralfriedhof, Vienna
Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Sedlec Ossuary - Kutná Hora
- Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague
- Ďáblice cemetery, Prague
- Olšany Cemetery, Prague - the biggest graveyard in the Czech Republic
- New Jewish Cemetery, Prague - built next to the Olšany Cemetery to alievate the space problems faced by the Old Jewish Cemetery, it is the burial place of Franz Kafka
- Vyšehrad cemetery, Prague - the Czech Republic's most important cemetery, it is the burial site for Antonín Dvořák, Alphonse Mucha and Bedřich Smetana, amongst others.
- Assistens Cemetery (Copenhagen) - here rests f.i. Hans Christian Andersen, Niels Bohr, Hans Christian Ørsted, Søren Kierkegaard, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Christen Købke, Ben Webster and Kenny Drew.
- Holmens Cemetery, Copenhagen
- Garnisons Cemetery, Copenhagen
- Roskilde Domkirke
- Vestre Cemetery, Copenhagen
- Bispebjerg Cemetery, Copenhagen
- Kerameikon - ancient cemetery in Athens
- First Cemetery of Athens - Cemetery in Central Athens, including the graves of many famous Greek politicians and celebrities like Melina Mercouri, Andreas Papandreou, George Papandreou, George Seferis, Manos Hadjidakis.
- Anastaseos tou Kyriou (Resurrection of Lord) - The biggest public cemetery of Greece. Located east of Thessaloniki.
- Akrotiri, Chania, Crete - Venizelos' tombs. Burial site of the politician Eleftherios Venizelos.
- Vergina, Pella - (Macedonian Tombs). Tomb of the ancient Macedonian King, Phillip II of Macedon.
- Tatoi Royal Cemetery - Athens.
- Mikra British Cemetery - Located in the municipality of Kalamaria, in Thessaloniki. The Memorial commemorates 478 nurses, officers and men of the Commonwealth forces who died when troop transports and hospital ships were lost in the Mediterranean, and who have no grave but the sea.
- Skorpios Island, Ionian Sea - Burial site of 20th century's shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and his daughter Christina Onassis.
- 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
- Canongate Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland - Resting place of Adam Smith, regarded as the founder of modern economics
- Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh - Greyfriars Bobby the Skye terrier
- Glasgow Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland - elaborate mausolea
- Iona Abbey, last resting place of many kings of Scotland, and Labour leader John Smith
- Montjuïc Cemetery, Barcelona
- Poblenou Cemetery, Barcelona
- Cementerio de la Almudena, Madrid
- Cementerio de San Isidro, Madrid, the oldest and most monumental cemetery in Madrid (1811): http://cementeriodesanisidro.com
- Cementerio de San Justo, Madrid, built on 1847: http://sacramentaldesanjusto.com
- English Cemetery, Málaga
- Riddarholmen Church, Stockholm
- Uppsala Cathedral is the burial site for several Swedish kings and queens from the 16th and 17th century, as well as Carl Linnaeus and Emanuel Swedenborg. The nearby Old Graveyard houses the grave of Dag Hammarskjöld.
- Östra kyrkogården, Gothenburg lies in east Gothenburg and is the burial site for several famous Swedes, including Karin Boye, Otto Nordenskiöld and Ivar Arosenius.
- Malmö gamla begravningsplats, Malmö
- Norra Begravningsplatsen, established in 1827 in northern Stockholm, is the burial site for a number of Swedish notables including Alfred Nobel, Ingrid Bergman and Ulrich Salchow.
- Skogskyrkogården, a relatively new cemetery opened in 1920 in southern Stockholm, exists as UNESCO World Heritage Site by decision by Swedish authorities. Amongst others, the cemetery contains the graves of actress Greta Garbo.
- Lychakiv Cemetery, Lviv
- Baikove Cemetery, Kiev
- Jewish cemetery of Chernivtsi
- Jewish cemetery of Khotyn
- 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.
- Bangkok Protestant Cemetery
- Chungkai War Cemetery
- Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
- Royal Cemetery at Wat Ratchabophit
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.
- 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.
- 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 theme park was built on top of the cemetery.
- 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.
- 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.