Behesht-e Zahra

Behesht-e Zahra (Persian: بهشت زهرا, lit. The Paradise of Zahra, from Fatima az-Zahra) is the largest cemetery in Iran. Located in the southern part of metropolitan Tehran,[1] it is connected to the city by Tehran Metro Line 1.

Behesht-e Zahra
بهشت زهرا
Shown within Tehran
Details
Established1970
Location
CountryIran
Coordinates35.536°N 51.370°E / 35.536; 51.370
TypePublic
Size534 hectares (1,320 acres)
No. of graves1,600,000
Websitebeheshtezahra.tehran.ir
Find a GraveBehesht-e Zahra
بهشت زهرا

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