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Didymoteicho New Jewish Cemetery
Region:Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
Site Address:Having left the town of Didymoteicho westbound on Epar.Od Didimotichou-Metaxades Street, turn left near the Christian cemetery and proceed for 230 metres. The old cemetery is located 15 metres from the road on the left.
GPS coordinates:41.34818, 26.48081
Perimeter length:218 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:The cemetery is abandoned and overgrown, with signs of destruction.
Type and height of existing fence:The old masonry wall is partially preserved and traces of old repairs can be found. The fence’s foundations are preserved.
General Site Condition:The cemetery is abandoned and overgrown with vegetation. It requires a restoration of its fence, building on the existing foundation.
Number of existing gravestones:Around 200
Date of Oldest Tombstone:1879/5639
Date of Newest Tombstone:1931/5691
Urgency of erecting a fence:The cemetery is under threat of destruction.