Punia Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Alytus
Settlement
Punia
Site address
Punia Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
54.50746, 24.09789
Perimeter length
200 meters
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. There is some seasonal vegetation growth on the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones
35
Date of oldest tombstone
1869
Date of newest tombstone
1902
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1869, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the mid 19th century.

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