Zlatopil Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kirovohrad
District
Novomirgorodsky
Settlement
Zlatopil'
Site address
The cemetery is located at the intersection of Lotyashinskaya (Volkova) Street and Yevreys’ka Street.
GPS coordinates
48.81317, 31.65975
Perimeter length
688 мetres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
A 1 metre tall concrete wall runs along the front side of the cemetery and it is fenced on its left side by the fence of an adjoining house. The back of the cemetery is not fenced, nor is its right side.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is large, partially fenced, and largely well-maintained. There is one mass grave on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 250
Date of oldest tombstone
1942 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
2019 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1942, it can be inferred it was already in use by the first half of the 20th century.

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