Pylypets’ Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Pylypets’
Site address
Pylypets' Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.674738, 23.348473
Perimeter length
166 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is located on a slope next to the road. The site itself is generally well-maintained, although the stairs are in poor condition.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 200
Date of oldest tombstone
1830
Date of newest tombstone
1944
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 exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, given the dates on the preserved tombstones, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded in the first half of the 19th century. It could not be found marked on a cadastral map from 1864.