Novoukrainka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kirovohrad
District
Novoukrainsky
Settlement
Novoukrainka
Site address
The cemetery is located behind the house on 6 Ipodromny Lane.
GPS coordinates
48.3043, 31.52914
Perimeter length
425 мetres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type and height of existing fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The newer part of the cemetery is overgrown but fenced with a concrete fence 1 metre in height. The older part of the cemetery is not fenced. The site is used for animal grazing. Almost all of the tombstones are lying toppled on the ground and the inscriptions are barely legible. According to a local, the tombstones were stolen for construction purposes.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 200 tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1927 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
2011 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the earliest tombstone is dated 1927, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the early 20th century. The cemetery can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1870s and 1941.

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