Stepove (Former Ordzhonikidze; Jewish Colony Bukharindorf) Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Dnipropetrovsk
District
Nikopol
Settlement
Stepove
Site address
From the southern exit of Stepnoye, drive 90m along the dirt road and then the cemetery will be on the right.
GPS coordinates
47.78039, 34.17428
Perimeter length
The locals also could not name the exact perimeter.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is not fenced.
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
It is a field now. The ground is covered with dense vegetation. There are cattle grazing there. Local resident Petro Makarovich told us about the cemetery and showed where it was. He did not know when it was demolished. He said that the tombstones were dismantled for construction at some point in time. After that, the field was ploughed many times. At the moment, there are grazing cattle on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. There are some remnants of stones lying on the territory, these may be the remains of tombstones, but this is not certain.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

It is unknown when the cemetery was established and demolished. Locals say that the tombstones were used for construction and the land was ploughed many times after being demolished.