Borzhava Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Borzhava
Site address
The cemetery is located in the backyard of 6, Mala Street.
GPS coordinates
48.15637, 22.71991
Perimeter length
239 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. Part of the cemetery site is a private garden and used by local people to grow vegetables.
Number of existing gravestones
40
Date of oldest tombstone
1824
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
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 it emerged in the early 19th century. It first appears on a cadastral map from 1865.

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