Krivyy Rih Jewish Section On Kryvorizke Municipal Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Dnipropetrovsk
District
Kryvyi Rih
Settlement
Krivyy Rih
Site address
From No. 3 Verkhnyaya Antonivka street, follow the road east for 60m then turn right, continue along the same street for 30m and then turn left and the cemetery is on the right 10m off the road.
GPS coordinates
47.88298, 33.31904
Perimeter length
619 Đ¼etres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
There is no fence around the Jewish sector. The territory of the Eastern Orthodox cemetery is fenced off.
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
The sector is mixed, both Eastern Orthodox and Jewish burials. Some of the gravestones need clearing and restoring. The majority of the site is well-maintained. There is one mass grave. The Jewish part is located in sector No. 5.
Number of existing gravestones
There are about 2,000 gravestones. Many gravestones have turned into ruins.
Date of oldest tombstone
1942 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
2020_(the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The Jewish sector was established no later than the first half of the 20th century, as the earliest preserved tombstone dates to 1942.