Dobsina Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Košice okolie.
Settlement
Dobšiná
Site address
Dobsina Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.82143, 20.37764
Perimeter length
91 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The Jewish section is separated from the Christian cemetery by woodland. It is no longer in use but remains well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
31
Date of oldest tombstone
1896
Date of newest tombstone
1909
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It does not appear marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1896, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the late 19th century.