Dubasari New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
Kishinev
District
Settlement
Dubasari
Site address
Dubasari New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.2777598,29.1447856
Perimeter length
856 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is somewhat overgrown but otherwise well kept.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 800. The gravestones are numbered.
Date of oldest tombstone
1830s
Date of newest tombstone
2016
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 exact period of the Dubasari cemetery’s foundation is unknown, but it can be found marked on a map of the region from the 1860s. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1820s. The cemetery is still in use, and was surveyed by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen in 2014.