Velke Kapusany Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Veľké Kapušany
Settlement
Veľké Kapušany
Site address
Veľké Kapušany Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.551865, 22.085473
Perimeter length
223 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.
Number of existing gravestones
150
Date of oldest tombstone
1914 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1988 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1907, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century. According to IAJGS, there were 100-500 tombstones from the 19th-20th century on the site in 2009.

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