Chomonyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mukachevo
Settlement
Chomonyn
Site address
Chomonyn Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.39806, 22.45431
Perimeter length
The fenced perimeter is 82 meters. Total perimeter is 444 meters.
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 preserved part of the cemetery is fenced. It is overgrown and requires clearing. Large part of the cemetery site, which is out of the fence, is ruined and is now used as a fruit garden.
Number of existing gravestones
19
Date of oldest tombstone
1989
Date of newest tombstone
1944
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

Presumably, the Jewish cemetery in Chomonyn was established in the 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in 1898. The cemetery was presumably used during WWII, as evidenced by the latest preserved gravestone, which dates to 1944.

Jews are believed to have arrived in the Chomonyn area in the 19th century. Many of the town’s Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. No Jews live in the town today.