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1. Where is the Southern Necropolis ?
The Southern Necropolis is situated on Caledonia Road in the Gorbals area of Glasgow.
2. What does “Necropolis” mean ?
The word originates from the Latin “Necro” meaning Death, and “Polis” meaning City.
3. How many burials within the cemetery ?
There are 250,000 burials (approx).
4. How many Necropolis cemeteries in Glasgow ?
Southern (Gorbals), Northern (Townhead), Eastern (Janefield, Parkhead) and the Western (Lambhill)
5. How big is the Southern Necropolis ?
The cemetery is approximately 21 acres in size.
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