Mel’nytsya New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Volyn
District
Kovel
Settlement
Mel’nytsya
Site address
Mel'nytsya New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.143252,25.0721741
Perimeter length
390 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is now a field used for agriculture.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The cemetery was founded in the 1910s. It first appears on old Russian maps. The new cemetery was completely demolished after WWII.