Central Sofia Cemetery

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The main entrance
Aerial view of the whole cemetery

The Central Sofia Cemetery (Bulgarian: Централни софийски гробища, Tsentralni sofiyski grobishta) or the Orlandovtsi Cemetery ("Орландовци") is the main cemetery in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. The cemetery has several chapels used by various Christian denominations, such as a Bulgarian Orthodox church of the Dormition of the Theotokos,[1] a Roman Catholic chapel of Saint Francis of Assisi,[2][3][permanent dead link] an Armenian Apostolic chapel,[4][permanent dead link] a Jewish synagogue, etc.[5] The cemetery also features Russian, Serbian, Romanian and British military sections.

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Coordinates: 42°42′59″N 23°19′59″E / 42.7164°N 23.3330°E / 42.7164; 23.3330