Zemplinsky Branc Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Zemplínsky Branč
Settlement
Zemplínsky Branč
Site address
Zemplínsky Branč Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.544829, 21.721665
Perimeter length
186 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
13
Date of oldest tombstone
1912 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1939 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1912, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century. According to IAJGS, there were 20-50 tombstones from the 20th century on the site in 1997.

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