Sil’tse Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Irshava
Settlement
Sil’tse
Site address
Sil’tse Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.28807, 22.98674
Perimeter length
197 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. Its central and western parts are in the woods. Its southern part is fenced and separated from the rest of the cemetery by a metal mesh fence and today used as a field. The concrete fence around the cemetery site is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
156
Date of oldest tombstone
1859
Date of newest tombstone
1925
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact date of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it appears on cadastral maps from 1865. According to the dates on the found gravestones, it was functioning in the mid-19th century.

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