History and description. Unlike many others, the Vienna Central Cemetery is not one that has evolved slowly. The decision to establish a new, big cemetery for Vienna came in 1863 when it became clear that – due to industrialization – the city's population would eventually increase to such an extent that the existing communal cemeteries would prove to be insufficient.
- 2.4 square kilometres (590 acres)
- over 330,000 graves
- Simmering, Vienna, Austria
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The one in Vienna is the obvious primary meaning. The article may need a hatnote for the currently only other such named cemetery, Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde. -- Michael Bednarek ( talk) 12:52, 14 May 2010 (UTC) But Zentralfriedhof outside Vienna is the most well-known graveyard or cemetary in the world today.
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The Vienna City Memorial is a memorial located at the Vienna Central Cemetery and dedicated to "the victims for a free Austria 1934–1945". It was donated by the City of Vienna, designed by Fritz Cremer, Wilhelm Schütte and Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky and handed over to the public by Mayor Theodor Körner on 1 November 1948.
The Vienna Central Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in the world by number of interred, and is the most well-known cemetery among Vienna's nearly 50 cemeteries. The cemetery's name is descriptive of its significance as Vienna's biggest cemetery, not of its geographic location, as it is not in the city center of the Austrian capital, but on the outskirts, in the outer city district of ...