Chimishlia Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
No administrative division by regions
District
Cimislia
Settlement
Cimislia
Site address
Mihail Kogalniceanu Street. Turn left from Strada Decebal (the road to Kausheni) on to Mihail Kogalniceanu Street. Continue until the last left turn (third exit to the left). Turn left, proceed until the end of the street and then turn left again. The cemetery is on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates
46.53019, 28.79257
Perimeter length
310 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is partially fenced. Its two front sides are surrounded by a new concrete fence of 2 metres height. The rear two sides are unfenced and delineated by trees and by the metal mesh fence of nearby gardens.
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
-
Number of existing gravestones
Around 400
Date of oldest tombstone
1879
Date of newest tombstone
2006
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

According to local people and cadastral data, a fenced land plot of land west of the cemetery site (coordinates 46.530229, 28.7915397, perimeter 150 metres), used to be part of the cemetery territory. Recently, it was seized, fenced and repurposed, and is now used as a field.

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