Bila Tserkva New Cemetery on Kyivska Street

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Bila Tserkva
Settlement
Bila Tserkva
Site address
166 Kyivs’ka Street.
GPS coordinates
49.817092, 30.145533
Perimeter length
600 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
A masonry wall runs along the road on the cemetery’s front face. Its other sides are enclosed by a concrete wall, ranging in height from 1-2.5 metres.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
FenThe cemetery is well-maintained. Most of the burials are new. The oldest matzevot are located along the fence. There is a separate Jewish section in the cemetery, but the cemetery as a whole is generally non-denominational. No specific work is needed.
Number of existing gravestones
Over 2,000
Date of oldest tombstone
1901
Date of newest tombstone
Still operational
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
There is a beit-tahara next to the central gate.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The Jewish section of the municipal cemetery was founded on the site of the pre-war New Jewish cemetery, and is still in use. The oldest preserved matzevah date to the early 20th century. The cemetery was marked on a Russian map of the region from 1907.

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