Rafalivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Volodymyrets
Settlement
Rafalivka
Site address
Rafalivka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.309984, 26.010765
Perimeter length
127 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
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. Parishioners of the Pentecostal Church take care of the cemetery; occasionally they clear the site and wash the tombstones. As such, it is well-maintained. However, the fence requires repair.
Number of existing gravestones
49. 22 are legible.
Date of oldest tombstone
1918
Date of newest tombstone
1939
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown but the oldest preserved gravestone dates to the early 20th century. The cemetery cannot be found marked on old maps of the region.

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