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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.

Lists of cemeteries by country

Main articles:


Africa

Kenya

Nigeria

South Africa

Americas

Argentina

Brazil

Colombia

Ecuador

Peru

Puerto Rico

Europe

Azerbaijan

Austria

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo

  • Bare
  • Vlakovo
  • Obad

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Greece

Poland

Portugal

Scotland

Spain

Sweden

Ukraine

Wales

Other

Iraq

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 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.[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.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.losnaguales.com.ar/?p=31
  2. ^ [1]

Further reading

External links

  • Find a Grave
  • Paths of the Dead - an exploration project
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