Klenovets’ Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mukachevo
Settlement
Klenovets'
Site address
Klenovets' Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.51223, 22.75951
Perimeter length
Fenced perimeter is 84 meters. Total perimeter is 109 meters.
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 preserved part of the cemetery is fenced. It is strongly overgrown and requires clearing. There ruined part of the cemetery with no tombstones on it is not fenced. It is also overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
14
Date of oldest tombstone
1888
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

Presumably, the Jewish cemetery in Klenovets was established in the 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in 1888. The cemetery was used until WWII, and the latest preserved gravestone dates to 1942.

Jews are believed to have arrived in the area of Klenovets in the 19th century. During WWII, the Jewish community was killed. No Jews live in the town today.