Morhunivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kirovohrad
District
Novomirgorodsky
Settlement
Morhunivka
Site address
Starting at 3 Central Street, go north at the fork then turn left and continue for 600 m. The cemetery can be found to the left of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.70675, 31.3923
Perimeter length
362 мetres
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
The cemetery has been demolished. It is now a field.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact periods of the cemetery’s establishment and demolition are unknown. According to locals, this was once the site of a Jewish cemetery, and an abandoned cemetery is marked on a map of the region from 1939. As such, it was most likely demolished during WWII. Today, no visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain.

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