Solotvyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Bohorodchany
Settlement
Solotvyn
Site address
The cemetery is located 200 metres behind the house at 20, Berehova Street. To reach the cemetery walk the path on the right of the house.
GPS coordinates
48.70222, 24.42776
Perimeter length
551 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
There are the remnants of a low metal fence on the new part of the cemetery.
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
2,000
Date of oldest tombstone
1665 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1940
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
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 according to the dates on the preserved gravestones it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the mid-17th century. The cemetery was operational until WWII, the latest preserved gravestone relates to the 1940s.

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