Kralovsky Chlmec Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebišov
Settlement
Kráľovský Chlmec
Site address
The cemetery site is located behind 214/33, Hlboka Street. From the crossroads of Hlboka Street, Razusova Street, and Kollarova street, proceed up the narrow stone road for 50 metres and turn right.
GPS coordinates
48.429137, 21.971779
Perimeter length
158 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a 2 metre tall concrete wall with a metal gate.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. The grass is mowed.
Number of existing gravestones
150
Date of oldest tombstone
1890
Date of newest tombstone
1942
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 exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, it can be found marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1860s. It was most likely in use by the mid 19th century.

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