Vilkhivtsi New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Tiachiv
Settlement
ViI'khivtsi
Site address
To reach the cemetery, turn left to Kirova Street before the Church on the main street. Proceed on Kirova street to the house at 15, Kirova Street. Turn left after the house at 15, Kirova Street. The cemetery is located in 200 metres to the left of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.09638, 23.73388
Perimeter length
287 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete 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 excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 200
Date of oldest tombstone
1870
Date of newest tombstone
1973
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 period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the mid-19th century. It appears on cadastral maps in 1864. The earliest preserved gravestone relates to the end of the 19th century.

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