Leova Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Leova
Settlement
Leova
Site address
Leova Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
46.47214, 28.2639
Perimeter length
440 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 in good condition and maintained, the trees and bushes are cut.
Number of existing gravestones
1,310. Some gravestones are broken. There are a number of mausoleums and ohel-like structures at the cemetery, both from before and after WWII.
Date of oldest tombstone
Presumably from the late 19th century
Date of newest tombstone
1990 (newest tombstone found by ESJF expedition). According to other expeditions, 2013.
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

According to Yizkor Leova, tombstones from the pre-WWII period existed either on this cemetery, or on another, elder one. More information is not available.

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