Dilove Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Rakhiv
Settlement
Dilove
Site address
Dilove Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.931369, 24.162549
Perimeter length
131 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Fencing installed by ESJF (October 2016).
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is somewhat overgrown. Some of the tombstones are partially immersed in the ground. There is a gap in the fence which can be used as an entrance to the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
40
Date of oldest tombstone
1861
Date of newest tombstone
1936
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to the mid 19th century. As such, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded around that era.

 

 

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