Berehove Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Berehove
Site address
Berehove Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.20895, 22.65636
Perimeter length
502 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained. The western part of the site is used for private gardening.
Number of existing gravestones
Over 2,000
Date of oldest tombstone
1797
Date of newest tombstone
Still operating
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Ohel, a bulding used as beit-tahara and caretaker's house
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It first appears on cadastral maps of 1866, but the earliest preserved tombstone dates from the end of the 18th century.