Zapson’ Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Zapson’
Site address
Zapson’ Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.27496, 22.46784
Perimeter length
135 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Concrete panelled fencing with metal gates, installed by ESJF (June 2016).
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
15
Date of oldest tombstone
1895
Date of newest tombstone
1942
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 it emerged in the 19th century. It first appears on cadastral maps of 1865. The fence was installed by ESJF in June 2016.