Uzhok Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Velykyy Bereznyy
Settlement
Uzhok
Site address
The cemetery is located behind the house 71 on the main street. To reach the cemetery, walk through the private yard of the house, cross the bridge over Uzh river and proceed for about 20 metres.
GPS coordinates
48.98255, 22.85355
Perimeter length
129 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is preserved and well-maintained. It requires fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
20
Date of oldest tombstone
1856
Date of newest tombstone
1936
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Presumably, the Jewish Cemetery in Uzhok was established at the beginning of 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1850s and was operating until the mid-20th century.

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