Ratne New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Volyn
District
Ratne
Settlement
Ratne
Site address
Ratne New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.6500872,24.545753
Perimeter length
559 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. The site has been demolished and is now occupied by private housing.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery was founded in the late 19th century. It first appears on a Polish map of the region from 1939. After WWII, it was demolished by Soviet authorities. The remains were dug up during the construction of a factory on the site in the 1960s.