The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays June 16, 2020

The seven largest cemeteries in the world are worth a visit – even if it is a virtual one! They come in all varieties from those that are packed-tight with crowded tombstones to others with park-like settings or those that seem to be outdoor art… The post The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World appeared…

via The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World — BillionGraves Blog.

Note: these are by land area and not by number of burials, inurnments, entombments, etc.

Decided this was a good addition to Tombstone Tuesdays for this week.

#7 Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

# 6 of the Largest Cemeteries in the World:
Rookwood Cemetery
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

# 5 of the Largest Cemeteries in the World:
Karacaahmet Cemetery
Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey

# 4 of the Largest Cemeteries in the World:
Ohlsdorf Cemetery
Hamburg, Germany

# 3 of the Largest Cemeteries in the World:
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Chicago, Illinois

# 2 of the Largest Cemeteries in the World:
Calverton National Cemetery
Calverton, New York

#1 Largest Cemetery in the World:
Wadi-us-Salaam
Najaf, Iraq

Previous Tombstone Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Tombstone-tuesday/

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