Richka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Richka
Site address
To reach the cemetery, turn towards the Christian Chapel of Our Lady of Sorrows from the main street of the village. Proceed for about 100 metres. After the bridge, turn left opposite to the house 138. Proceed for 150 metres along the stream. The cemetery is located on the hilltop on the left of the road.
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
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
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.

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