Ceadyr Lunga Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Gagauzia
Settlement
Ceadîr Lunga
Site address
Ceadyr Lunga Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
46.05984, 28.84081
Perimeter length
183 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 well maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 90
Date of oldest tombstone
1920s
Date of newest tombstone
2017
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Ceadyr Lunga Jewish Cemetery was most likely founded in the beginning of the 20th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1920s. The cemetery continued to function after WWII, and is still in use today. In 2014, the cemetery as restored by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.

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