Torhovytsya Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Mlyniv
Settlement
Torhovytsya
Site address
From the last house in the northern part of Torhovytsya village, continue North for 465 meters and turn right on the dirt road. The cemetery site is located on the north-eastern corner of the crossroad.
GPS coordinates
50.56433, 25.40133
Perimeter length
254 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
The cemetery site is now a field.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. But since it appears on Russian topographic maps of 1880s it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the second half of the 19th century. Later it was also marked on Polish map of 1939. According to locals the cemetery was demolished during the Soviet period. Today there are no visible traces of the cemetery and its boundaries.
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