Yahotyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Yahotyn
Settlement
Yahotyn
Site address
Yahotyn Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.29179, 31.7788
Perimeter length
412 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is overgrown with bushes and tall grass. There is a trodden path leading to the cemetery which the locals use to cross the land.
Number of existing gravestones
12
Date of oldest tombstone
1910
Date of newest tombstone
1925
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
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. Given it appears on a Russian topographic map of the region from the 19th century it can be inferred the cemetery was founded around that era. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to the early 20th century.

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