Uzhhorod Old (Kotlyarevs’koho Street) Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Uzhhorod
Settlement
Uzhhorod
Site address
Uzhhorod Old (Kotlyarevs’koho Street) Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.636088, 22.313048
Perimeter length
935 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 well-maintained and clear. The fence is in excellent condition. No specific work is required.
Number of existing gravestones
Over 1,000
Date of oldest tombstone
1798
Date of newest tombstone
Presumably 1938
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel dedicated to Shloma Ganzfrid, constructed in 2002.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest tombstone dates to the late 18th century, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded around that era. It can first be found marked on a cadastral map from 1863.

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