Horlivka Jewish Section On Municipal Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Donetsk
District
Settlement
Horlivka
Site address
Next to Internatsional’na str.
GPS coordinates
48.2825805,38.0309025
Perimeter length
454 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Concrete and metal.
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
There is a metal fence between the road and the cemetery, however there is no fence between the Jewish and the Orthodox sections. The older burials are overgrown with grass and bushes. There is a stellae dedicated to the “Eternal memory to the victims of fascism. 1942”, brought there from the site of mass shooting in Horlivka at the request of the local Jewish community.
Number of existing gravestones
1200
Date of oldest tombstone
1941
Date of newest tombstone
2016
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
A gatekeeper’s booth.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview