Balamutivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Chernivtsi
District
Zastavna
Settlement
Balamutivka
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 500 metres in the southern direction from Balamutivka. Turn right onto a dirt road. Proceed for 280 metres. The cemetery site is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.52594, 26.05312
Perimeter length
172 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a wooden fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
About 20
Date of oldest tombstone
1903
Date of newest tombstone
1917
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Information on the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but the earliest preserved gravestone relates to 1903. The cemetery site was marked on Russian maps of 1923 and 1939. Presumably, the cemetery was operating in the first half of the 20th century.

There is no available information about the Jewish community in Balamutivka.

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