Vilkhivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Irshava
Settlement
Vil’khivka
Site address
To reach the cemetery, enter Vil’khivka from the direction of Shyroke village. The cemetery is located on the left of the road right before the border of Vil’khivka.
GPS coordinates
48.25993, 23.07020
Perimeter length
148 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete fence of two metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
120
Date of oldest tombstone
1822
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
Yes

Historical overview

The exact date of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it appears on cadastral maps from 1865. According to the dates on the found gravestones, it was functioning in the early 19th century.

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