Velka Ida Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Košice okolie
Settlement
Veľká Ida
Site address
Veľká Ida Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.603381, 21.159474
Perimeter length
251 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 not in use.
Number of existing gravestones
130
Date of oldest tombstone
1831 (the earliest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1930 (the latest found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel on the cemetery.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1831, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 19th century. It is marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1860s.

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