Somotor Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebisov
Settlement
Somotor
Site address
Somotor Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.405645, 21.809468
Perimeter length
130 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
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 well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
50
Date of oldest tombstone
1915
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
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 the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1915, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the early 20th century. Moreover, it appears on a map of the region from 1955.

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