Smila Jewish Section on Municipal Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Smila
Settlement
Smila
Site address
Smila Jewish Section on Municipal Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.21407,31.86907
Perimeter length
401 metres. Perimeter is approximate.
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The oldest area of the cemetery is severely overgrown with bushes and graves. Most rows consist of around 5-6 Jewish graves, but some parts of the section contain a mix of Christian, Muslim, and Polish graves.
Number of existing gravestones
340. There are multiple cenotaphs and reburials dated 1941.
Date of oldest tombstone
1970
Date of newest tombstone
2018 (The section is still in operation, but there is not much space left for new burials).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Jewish section on Smila Municipal Cemetery was established in the second half of the 20th century. It is not marked on old maps. The section is still used for burials.

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