Matiyovo Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Vynohradiv
Settlement
Matiyovo
Site address
37, Nova Street. Turn onto Nova Street from the crossroads with Holovna Street, and proceed for about 370 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road. Enter through the backyard of the private house.
GPS coordinates
48.13416, 22.91111
Perimeter length
129 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a new metal mesh fence of 1.8 metres height installed in December 2018 by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. Part of the cemetery site is in use as a fruit garden.
Number of existing gravestones
About 30
Date of oldest tombstone
1839
Date of newest tombstone
1936
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
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 early 19th century. The cemetery was fenced.

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