Drahovo Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Khust
Settlement
Drahovo
Site address
Drahovo Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.22848, 23.54171
Perimeter length
270 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Concrete panelled fencing with metal gates, installed by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in an excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
200
Date of oldest tombstone
1815
Date of newest tombstone
1980
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The Jewish cemetery in Drahovo was first marked on a cadastral map of 1865. Presumably, it was established in the early 19th century, as the oldest found gravestone dates to 1815. The fence was installed by ESJF in 2015.