Hecha Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Hecha
Site address
Proceed for 150 metres in the direction of Choma village from the eastern end of Svitankova Street. The cemetery is located on the left of the road next to the Sypachka river.
GPS coordinates
48.13833, 22.65070
Perimeter length
158 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete fence of two metres height with metal gates, constructed by ESJF in November 2015.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
15
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
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on cadastral maps of 1865. The cemetery was fenced by ESJF in November 2015.

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