Chanava Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Rimavská Sobota
Settlement
Chanava
Site address
Chanava Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.339729, 20.298499
Perimeter length
33 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. While the municipal cemetery is still in use, the Jewish section is not. There is an asphalt road running through the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
3
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
1935
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1935, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the first half of the 20th century. According to IAJGS, there were three matzevot from the 20th century on the site in 2009.

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