Borodyanka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Borodianka
Settlement
Borodyanka
Site address
Borodyanka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.656140, 29.936839
Perimeter length
497 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery has a fence installed in July 2015 by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is overgrown with tall grass. Clearance is required. Many of the gravestones are in need of repair.
Number of existing gravestones
22. Due to excess vegetation, the survey team were unable to establish the exact number of tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1915
Date of newest tombstone
1990
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest tombstone dates to the early 20th century so it can be inferred the cemetery was founded in that era. It first appears on a Russian map of the region from the first half of the 20th century. The fence was erected by ESJF in July 2015.
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