Rimavska Sec Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Rimavská Sobota
Settlement
Rimavská Seč
Site address
Rimavská Seč Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.302345,20.232415
Perimeter length
148 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
The Jewish section is situated downhill from the Christian one. It is no longer in use, but it is well-maintained nonetheless.
Number of existing gravestones
58
Date of oldest tombstone
1882 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1943 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Ohel
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1882 , it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the late 19th century.

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