Chabanivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Uzhhorod
Settlement
Chabanivka
Site address
Chabanivka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.49250, 22.52955
Perimeter length
171 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 in good condition and the territory is cleared of vegetation.
Number of existing gravestones
60
Date of oldest tombstone
1849
Date of newest tombstone
1937
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 cemetery in Chabanivka already existed in the mid-19th century. The oldest found tombstone dates to 1849. The cemetery was in use until WWII.

Jews are believed to have arrived in the area of Chabanivka in the early 19th century. In 1877, there were 118 Jews living in the town (31% of the total population). The Jews living in Chabanivka used the synagogue of Seredne, but had their own cemetery, In 1921, there were 165 Jews in the town. Most of Chabanivka Jews were murdered in the Holocaust. No Jews live in the town today.

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