Kryva Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Tiachiv
Settlement
Kryva
Site address
Kryva Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.03236, 23.71610
Perimeter length
118 metres
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 cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing and re-fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
52. Some gravestones were recently renovated and repainted.
Date of oldest tombstone
1868
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
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, but according to the dates on the preserved gravestones it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the mid-19th century. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1863. The site was fenced by the Ohalei Tzadikim — Gader Avot union.