Richka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Richka
Site address
Richka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.58896, 23.37510
Perimeter length
94 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
18
Date of oldest tombstone
1807
Date of newest tombstone
1882
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1863, but the earliest preserved gravestone relates to the beginning of the 19th century.