Soroka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
No administrative division by regions
District
Soroca
Settlement
Soroca
Site address
20, Strămoșilor Street
GPS coordinates
48.15876, 28.27766
Perimeter length
1,060 metres. Part of the cemetery territory has been seized by neighbours and fenced; the remaining cemetery perimeter is 1,026 metres.
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
There is an old masonry wall of 1.2 to two metres in height on one side of the old part of the cemetery, and a new concrete fence of two metres height on one side of the new part.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is maintained by the local Jewish community. The old part is severely overgrown. A significant part of the cemetery territory was seized and fenced by the neighbouring industry during last years.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 3,000
Date of oldest tombstone
Supposedly from the mid-19th century. For an accurate determination, a clearing of the cemetery site is required.
Date of newest tombstone
2010
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

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