Dovhe Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Irshava
Settlement
Dovhe
Site address
To reach the cemetery, turn on to Bodnarivsʹka Street from Velyka Street, next the WWII memorial. Proceed for 500 metres. The cemetery is located on the left side of the road behind the private house. Enter it through the house’s yard.
GPS coordinates
48.36211, 23.28035
Perimeter length
181 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is partially fenced. Three sides are surrounded by an old metal mesh fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and re-fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
150
Date of oldest tombstone
1829
Date of newest tombstone
1977
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery in Dovhe appears on cadastral maps from 1907. Presumably, it was established at the beginning of the 19th century. According to the found tombstones dates it was functioning also after the war. The cemetery is fenced.

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