Gemercek Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Rimavská Sobota
Settlement
Gemerček
Site address
Gemerček Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.320188, 19.995536
Perimeter length
57 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is located in a forest outside of the village. Matzevot lie scattered around the site and there is no indication of the site’s borders.
Number of existing gravestones
3
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

According to IAJGS, the were three matzevot from the 19th century on the site in 2009. The Jewish cemetery was most likely founded no later than the 19th century.

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