Kytayhorod Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Vinnytsia
District
Ilyinetsky
Settlement
Kytayhorod
Site address
The site of the former cemetery is now occupied by the house at 8 Boyko Street.
GPS coordinates
48.96473, 29.4926
Perimeter length
It is unable to find out the perimeter.
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery has been demolished and its former site is now occupied by a private house. The cemetery has been demolished and its former site is now occupied by a private house. The team were unable to locate 8 Boyko Street, but they were able to find numbers 7 and 9. The team were unable to receive any clarifying information from locals on the subject.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

According to the Commission on the Preservation of Jewish Heritage, the cemetery was established in the second half of the 18th century.

The earliest known Jewish community of Kytayhorod was established in the 18th century. In 1765, there were 469 Jews. The population doubled by the end of the 19th century. According to the census of 1897, the Jewish population numbered 735 Jews, out of a total population of 2,794. In the 1880s there operated a synagogue and 3 prayer houses and the local Jews were engaged in crafting and trade. The Jewish community was Orthodox. By 1926 the population grew to 1,571.
Kytayhorod was occupied on July 25th 1941. 180 Jews were moved to Dashev and executed there.
There is no information on the modern Jewish community of Kytayhorod.

According to the Commission on the Preservation of Jewish Heritage, the cemetery was established in the second half of the 18th century. There are no tombstones left. The cemetery was demolished and built over with a private house.

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