Vil’khivtsi Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Tiachiv
Settlement
Vil’khivtsi
Site address
Vil’khivtsi Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.08694, 23.72833
Perimeter length
92 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
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 preserved and well-maintained. It is located in the private yard. The site is used as a flower garden. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
20
Date of oldest tombstone
1849
Date of newest tombstone
1929
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
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 19th century. The earliest preserved gravestone relates to the first half of the 19th century. It appears on cadastral maps of 1864.

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