Strabychovo Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mukachevo
Settlement
Strabychovo
Site address
Strabychovo Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.39198, 22.57054
Perimeter length
205 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 cleared of vegetation.
Number of existing gravestones
55
Date of oldest tombstone
1896
Date of newest tombstone
1944
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

Presumably, the Jewish cemetery in Strabychovo was established in the 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in 1896. Nowadays the latest preserved gravestone dates to 1944.

Jews are believed to have arrived in the Strabychovo area in the mid-18th century. In 1877, there were 72 Jews living in the town. In 1921, during the Czechoslovakian period, the Jewish population increased to 181 individuals from a total population of 1852 inhabitants. In 1930, the town’s Jewish population numbered 185 individuals. Most of the town’s Jews were murdered during Holocaust period. No Jews live in the town today.

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