Corfu New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Greece
Region
Ionian Islands
District
Corfu
Settlement
Corfu
Site address
Corfu New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
39.62189, 19.90340
Perimeter length
340 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
The operating cemetery is in good condition and cared for by the Jewish community. It is slightly overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
107. There have been 62 burials at the cemetery since 1942. The site also includes 45 laid out tombstones, which were transported here from an old demolished cemetery of Corfu, most probably from the Sephardic one.
Date of oldest tombstone
1942. Among the tombstones brought here from the old cemetery, one gravestone dates from 1702.
Date of newest tombstone
2018
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a beit-tahara on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview