Khust Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Khust
Settlement
Khust
Site address
Khust Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.18302, 23.30823
Perimeter length
445 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. The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
1200
Date of oldest tombstone
1817
Date of newest tombstone
1961
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel of Moshe Shik (d. 1879) and Yoel Zvi (d. 1892) on the cemetery site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that it emerged in the early 19th century. It first appears on cadastral maps of 1865. The cemetery is fenced.

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