Puznyakivtsi Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mukachevo
Settlement
Puznyakivtsi
Site address
The cemetery is located on the north-western outskirts of Puznyakivtsi village. Turn left before the house 105 on the main village street. Proceed for 300 metres. The cemetery is on the left of the road in the bushes in front of the abandoned house.
GPS coordinates
48.62643, 22.71748
Perimeter length
174 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is very overgrown and requires cleaning.
Number of existing gravestones
10
Date of oldest tombstone
1910
Date of newest tombstone
1939
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Presumably, the Jewish Cemetery in Pyznyakivtsi was established in the 19th century. The cemetery is marked on a cadastral map of 1865. The cemetery was used presumably until WWII, although the latest preserved gravestone dates to 1939.

Jews are believed to have arrived in the area of Pyznyakivtsi in the 19th century. In 1930 there were give Jews living in the village. During WWII, the Jewish community was killed. No Jews live in the town today.

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