Otyniya Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Kolomyya
Settlement
Otyniya
Site address
The cemetery is located on the site between today’s Ivasyuka Street and Stefanyka Street.
GPS coordinates
48.73099, 24.86247
Perimeter length
439 metres
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 is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. Preserved fragments of gravestones were brought back to the site.
Number of existing gravestones
3. Three preserved fragments are located in the courtyard of the house at 58, Stefanyka Street. Probably, the dirt road was paved with gravestones form the site.
Date of oldest tombstone
1885 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on an Austrian map of the 1860s and 1880s. The cemetery was also marked on a Polish map of 1939. According to locals, the cemetery was demolished during the Soviet period.

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