Rozhanovce Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Košice okolie
Settlement
Rozhanovce
Site address
Rozhanovce Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.746373, 21.351801
Perimeter length
The perimeter can not be delineated, as there are no visible traces of the cemetery. Additional research required.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is overgrown with dense vegetation. It is not in use.
Number of existing gravestones
According to the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS), the site contained 1-20 tombstones with Hebrew inscriptions. However, dense vegetation prevented the survey team from finding them. Clearance may reveal further stones.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given it can be found marked on Austro-Hungarian maps of the region from teh 1860s and 1880s, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the mid 19th century.

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