Filakovo New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Lučenec
Settlement
Fil'akovo
Site address
Fil'akovo new Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.278305, 19.830829
Perimeter length
278 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
This cemetery is well-maintained. The grass is cut. There is also a paved path. Many cedars have been planted around the site.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 200
Date of oldest tombstone
1880 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1937 (the latest found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1880, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the late 19th century . It is marked on an Austro-Hungarian map from the 1880s.

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