Cimetière Saint-Pierre (Marseille)

The Cimetière Saint-Pierre is the largest cemetery in the city of Marseille, Southern France.[1]

Cimetière Saint-Pierre
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Cimetière Saint-Pierre (Marseille) is located in Marseille
Cimetière Saint-Pierre (Marseille)
Cimetière Saint-Pierre (Marseille) is located in France
Cimetière Saint-Pierre (Marseille)
Details
Location
380 Rue Saint-Pierre, 13005 Marseille
CountryFrance
Coordinates43°17′28″N 5°24′45″E / 43.29111°N 5.41250°E / 43.29111; 5.41250Coordinates: 43°17′28″N 5°24′45″E / 43.29111°N 5.41250°E / 43.29111; 5.41250
Size63 ha (160 acres)

LocationEdit

It is located at number 380 on Rue Saint-Pierre in the 5th arrondissement of Marseille.[2][3]

OverviewEdit

The cemetery is the third largest cemetery in France after the Cimetière parisien de Pantin and the Cimetière parisien de Thiais, both of which are located in the Parisian region.[1] It was established on 25 September 1855.[1] However, it was only inaugurated on 30 December 1863.[1]

Notable burialsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Boulaméry Odette, Le cimetière Saint-Pierre de Marseille, Marseille: Comité du Vieux-Marseille, 1999
  2. ^ Google Map
  3. ^ Yellow Pages

External linksEdit

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