Rohatyn New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Rohatyn
Settlement
Rohatyn
Site address
The cemetery is located adjacent to 24, Turyans'koho Street.
GPS coordinates
49.41968, 24.60763
Perimeter length
249 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a metal fence on concrete basement of 1.5 metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained by Rohatyn Jewish Community. The cemetery was mostly destroyed during WWII. Preserved gravestones were moved from their original places.
Number of existing gravestones
20
Date of oldest tombstone
1868
Date of newest tombstone
1938
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial dedicated to the demolished part of the cemetery.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest gravestone relates to the mid-19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. It was not marked on old maps.

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