Leles Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebišov
Settlement
Leles
Site address
Leles Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.464852, 22.037603
Perimeter length
183 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is located in the woods. However, it is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
65
Date of oldest tombstone
1883
Date of newest tombstone
1930
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
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. It was not marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1883, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the late 19th century.