Irshava Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Irshava
Settlement
Irshava
Site address
The cemetery is located at the intersection of Bilets’ka Street and Zarichna Street.
GPS coordinates
48.30580, 23.05007
Perimeter length
210 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 barbed wire on top.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is preserved and well-maintained. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
95
Date of oldest tombstone
The oldest found 1890
Date of newest tombstone
The latest found 1974
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel at the cemetery site.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact date of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it appears on cadastral maps from 1865. According to the dates on the found gravestones, it was functioning from the late 19th century and up to the second half of the 20th century.

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