Priekopa Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Priekopa
Settlement
Priekopa
Site address
Priekopa Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.743601, 22.268226
Perimeter length
191 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 cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
30. Half of the matzevot are toppled.
Date of oldest tombstone
1911 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1934
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1911, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the early 20th century. It can be found marked on a map of the region from 1941.

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