Voykovo (Former Voykovdorf) (Disappeared Village) Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Dnipropetrovsk
District
Nikopol
Settlement
Voykovo (disappeared village)
Site address
From the eastern exit from Putilovka village drive for 2km, then turn left and drive along a dirt road for 475m and then the cemetery will be on the left.
GPS coordinates
47.81898, 34.24463
Perimeter length
We do not know the perimeter of the cemetery.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is not fenced.
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery was demolished, the tombstones have disappeared and we could not define the historical perimeter. It is now a purely Christian cemetery. According to a resident of the village of Stepnoye, Pyotr Makarovich, before the war Jews were buried in this cemetery, however after WW2 the cemetery was demolished and taken over as an Eastern Orthodox cemetery. As a result there are no Jewish graves left.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. Before the war Jews were buried here, however after WW2 the cemetery was demolished and taken over as an Eastern Orthodox cemetery. As a result there are no Jewish graves left.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the Jewish cemetery establishment is unknown. According to locals, it operated in the pre-war period. Later, Jews started to be buried in the Christian cemetery in the place. The Jewish tombstones have not been maintained.