Sokyrnytsya Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Khust
Settlement
Sokyrnytsya
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 300 metres on the country road along the railway from the house 116, Zaliznychna Street. The cemetery is located on the right of the road between the road and the railroad.
GPS coordinates
48.12125, 23.37743
Perimeter length
241 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete fence of two metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
Over 150
Date of oldest tombstone
1855
Date of newest tombstone
1986
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 exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that it emerged in the 19th century. It first appears on cadastral maps of 1865. The cemetery site is fenced.

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