Velykyi Rakovets Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Irshava
Settlement
Velykyi Rakovets
Site address
Velykyi Rakovets Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.27741, 23.14884
Perimeter length
154 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 severely overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
100
Date of oldest tombstone
1925
Date of newest tombstone
1940
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but according to the dates on the preserved gravestones, it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the early 19th century. It first appears on cadastral maps from 1865.

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