Nyzhne Selyschche Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Khust
Settlement
Nyzhne Selyschche
Site address
Nyzhne Selyschche Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.19385, 23.43525
Perimeter length
147 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Concrete panelled fencing with metal gates, installed by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown, most of the gravestones are covered with vegetation. The site requires clearing. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
40
Date of oldest tombstone
1898
Date of newest tombstone
1931
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It first appears on a cadastral map of 1865. The cemetery was fenced by ESJF in July 2016.