Kolomyya New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Kolomyya
Settlement
Kolomyya
Site address
The cemetery is located behind the house at 44, Stepana Bandery Street.
GPS coordinates
48.53126, 25.05949
Perimeter length
885 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
There are the remnants of an old concrete wall of two metres height.
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
There are private gardens on the northern and north-eastern parts of the cemetery site. The southern part is built over with a school stadium. The western part and the land near the old fencing are severely overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
There is a dirt road paved with fragments of gravestone nearby. According to VAAD, some gravestones were drowned in the river
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. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1880s. It was marked on a Polish map of 1939s and a cadastral map of 1964. According to VAAD, the cemetery was demolished in 1988 by the Soviet military.

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