Budkovce Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Michalovce
Settlement
Budkovce
Site address
Budkovce Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.638618,21.900860
Perimeter length
506 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is severely overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
8. Clearance may reveal further matzevot.
Date of oldest tombstone
1906 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1940
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
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. Given it can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1880s, it can be inferred it was already in use by the late 19th century. It also appears on maps from 1941. The oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1906.

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