Svinice Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebišov
Settlement
Svinice
Site address
Svinice Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.455449, 21.885630
Perimeter length
131 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is overgrown with trees and dense vegetation. As such, some parts of the site are inaccessible.
Number of existing gravestones
7
Date of oldest tombstone
1922
Date of newest tombstone
1924
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
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. It does not appear on an Austro-Hungarian map from the 1880s, or any other maps. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1922, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the early 20th century.

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