Oleksandriya Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Rivne
Settlement
Oleksandriya
Site address
The cemetery is located in the city centre, on Shevchenka Street. It is around 200 metres South from UkrPoshta.
GPS coordinates
50.734302, 26.347063
Perimeter length
290 metres. The fenced perimeter is about 90 meters. Total perimeter is 290 meters.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a 1 metre tall metal fence. The perimeter of the cemetery used to extend well beyond the fenced territory.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The eastern (bigger) part of the cemetery site is overbuilt with private houses. The fenced territory is well maintained, no specific works are needed.
Number of existing gravestones
20. The preserved tombstones at the front of the cemetery are deeply sunken in the ground. They need to be excavated and cleaned before they can be accurately dated.
Date of oldest tombstone
The only found is 1900
Date of newest tombstone
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 period of the cemetery establishment is unknown. It first appears on a Russian map from 1898, but the earliest preserved tombstone dates back to the first half of the 20th century.
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