Giraltovce Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Svidník
Settlement
Giraltovce
Site address
Giraltovce Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.115093, 21.521358
Perimeter length
174 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. The cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
70
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Cenotaph.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

There is little available information on the cemetery’s establishment. However, the oldest preserved tombstones date back to the latter half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. Moreover, the cemetery can be found marked on Austro-Hungarian maps of the region from 1785.