Kahul Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Cahul
Settlement
Cahul
Site address
Kahul Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
45.91908, 28.19614
Perimeter length
512 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
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 500
Date of oldest tombstone
1860s
Date of newest tombstone
2018
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Kahul Jewish Cemetery was most likely founded in the 19th century. It can be found marked on maps of the region from 1910 and, according to epigraphic data, already existed in the 1860s. The cemetery continued to function after WWII and is still in use today. In 2015, it was restored by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.

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