Popovo Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Popovo
Site address
Popovo Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.26730, 22.41142
Perimeter length
182 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 site is located in the wood and slightly overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
15
Date of oldest tombstone
1881
Date of newest tombstone
1968
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’s establishment is unknown. Presumably, the cemetery was established in the 19th century. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1865. According to epigraphic data, the cemetery was used in the second half of the 20th century. A fence was installed by ESJF in November 2015.