Verkhniy Bystryy Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Verkhniy Bystryy
Site address
The cemetery is located opposite to the house at 1, Zarichna Street.
GPS coordinates
48.62778, 23.52286
Perimeter length
113 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a metal mesh fence of 1.5 metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. It requires re-fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
50
Date of oldest tombstone
1868
Date of newest tombstone
1925
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1864, but the earliest preserved gravestone relates to the second half of the 19th century.

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