Poliske Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Polis’ke
Settlement
Polis’ke
Site address
Polis’ke Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.2283, 29.39139
Perimeter length
571 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The site is overgrown and neglected.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 100 tombstones
Date of oldest tombstone
1914
Date of newest tombstone
1986
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Polis’ke, the former shtetl of Khabne, is in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The cemetery has remained abandoned since the Chernobyl disaster.

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