Bilky Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Irshava
Settlement
Bilky
Site address
Bilky Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.30659, 23.14045
Perimeter length
370 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 slightly overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
500
Date of oldest tombstone
1846
Date of newest tombstone
2008
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Presumably, there is an ohel on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Firstly it appears on a cadastral map in 1865, but the earliest preserved tombstone dates from the first half of the 19th century. The cemetery is fenced.