Beltsi Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
No administrative division by regions
District
Beltsi
Settlement
Beltsi
Site address
1 M.Costin Street.
GPS coordinates
47.768650, 27.903694
Perimeter length
1610 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is enclosed by a metal fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
Upwards of 10 000
Date of oldest tombstone
1800s
Date of newest tombstone
2018
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There are Beit-tahara, and most likely Ohels.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown, but it can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1860s. The cemetery is still in use, and was surveyed in 2017 by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.

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