Holyatyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Holyatyn
Site address
Holyatyn Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.63016, 23.42269
Perimeter length
87 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 preserved. The site is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
50
Date of oldest tombstone
1849
Date of newest tombstone
1940
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the 19th century. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1863, but the earliest preserved gravestone relates to the first half of the 19th century.