Chalkis Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
Euboea
District
Settlement
Chalkis
Site address
Chalkis Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
38.46438, 23.60297
Perimeter length
250 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 operational.
Number of existing gravestones
750 tombstones total, of which 500 old and 250 new.
Date of oldest tombstone
1716
Date of newest tombstone
2017
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The cemetery houses a beit-tahara, a museum, and the house of the president. The cemetery also includes a memorial to Holocaust victims, and a monument to Mordechai Frizis, a Greek military officer who fought in World War I.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

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