Balazher Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Balazher
Site address
48, Shevchenka Street. The cemetery is on the opposite side of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.24896, 22.61225
Perimeter length
73 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by an old concrete fence of 1.7 metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
15
Date of oldest tombstone
1904
Date of newest tombstone
1943
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that it emerged in the 19th century. The oldest preserved gravestones dates to the early 20th century. It appears on cadastral maps of 1865.

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