Ungheni Old Jewish Cemetry

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Ungheni
Settlement
Ungheni
Site address
Ungheny Old Jewish Cemetry
GPS coordinates
47.212339,27.806661
Perimeter length
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. The site is now occupied by a municipal hospital and garages, among other things.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, it can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1880s, 1940s, and 1980s. The cemetery was most likely in use until WWII, and was eventually demolished in the 1990s.