Velyki Berehy Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Velyki Berehy
Site address
16, Ferentsa Rakotsi Street. The cemetery is on the opposite side of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.22890, 22.73788
Perimeter length
90 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete wall with a metal mesh fence of 1.5 metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
40
Date of oldest tombstone
1854
Date of newest tombstone
1949
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Presumably, the cemetery was first established in the 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1850s. It first appears on a cadastral map of 1916.

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