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Wadi-us-Salaam

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Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Iraq
Best of: Cemetry, Catacombs, Tombs
Description:
Wadi Al-Salaam (Valley of Peace) is an Islamic cemetery, located in the Shia holy city of Najaf, Iraq. It is the largest cemetery in the world. The cemetery covers 1,485.5 acres (601.16 ha; 6.01 km2; 2.32 sq mi) and contains over 5 million bodies. It also attracts millions of pilgrims annually.
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