Tornala Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Revuca
Settlement
Tornal’a
Site address
Tornal’a Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.423375, 20.337890
Perimeter length
235 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
The cemetery is in good condition. The municipal cemetery is open to the public but the Jewish section is locked. It has its own front entrance.
Number of existing gravestones
180
Date of oldest tombstone
1909 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
2011 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

According to IAJGS, there were 100-500 tombstones from the 19th-20th century on the site in 2009. Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1909 , it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century.

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