Vyshnivchyk Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ternopyl
District
Terebovlya
Settlement
Vyshnivchyk
Site address
Vyshnivchyk Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.23312, 25.37983
Perimeter length
372 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is used for cattle grazing and agriculture.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on Polish maps of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny (WIG) of 1939. According to the locals, the cemetery was demolished during the Soviet period.
Little is known about the Jewish community in Vyshnivchyk. In 1880, the number of Jewish residents stood at 375 people, and the figure declined to 73 in 1931.