Knyahynychi Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Rohatyn
Settlement
Knyahynychi
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 450 metres in the western direction from the Knyahynychi village bus stop. The cemetery site is located on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates
49.3826, 24.45808
Perimeter length
202 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
The cemetery site is a wasteland now. Presumably, there are visible traces of graves on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It can be assumed that the cemetery already existed in the late 18th century. First, it appears on Austrian maps only of the 1880s. Nowadays, there are no visible traces of the cemetery and its boundaries.

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