Mizhhirya Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Mizhhirya
Site address
Mizhhirya Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.53148, 23.50199
Perimeter length
216 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 well-maintained. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
64
Date of oldest tombstone
1801
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Presumably, there are two tziyuns on the cemetery 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. First, it appears on cadastral maps of 1864.

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