Floreshti Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Florești
Settlement
Florești
Site address
Floreshti Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.88607, 28.32391
Perimeter length
265 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
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
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 500
Date of oldest tombstone
1920s
Date of newest tombstone
2003
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the beginning of the 20th century. The cemetery is still in use, and was surveyed by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen in 2017.