Rafaynovo Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Rafaynovo
Site address
The cemetery is located on the northern outskirts of Rafaynovo. Exit Rafaynovo in the direction of Barsakovo. Turn left before the Christian cemetery. The Jewish cemetery is in the woods to the right of the road behind the Christian cemetery.
GPS coordinates
48.33477, 22.48694
Perimeter length
184 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 preserved and severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
9
Date of oldest tombstone
1897
Date of newest tombstone
1914
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
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. It can be assumed that it emerged in the 19th century. It first appears on cadastral maps of 1865.

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