Berehuyfalu Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Berehuyfalu
Site address
The cemetery is located at the backyard of 7, Pushkina Street.
GPS coordinates
48.27467, 22.80659
Perimeter length
94 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by an old metal mesh fence of 1.5 metres height and partly surrounded by an old wooden fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown, fruit trees are growing on the site. It requires clearing and re-fencing. Part of the cemetery site is used for private gardening.
Number of existing gravestones
46
Date of oldest tombstone
1827
Date of newest tombstone
1948
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
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 according to the dates on the preserved gravestones, it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the early 19th century. It first appears on a cadastral map of 1865.

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