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Punia Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Punia Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Lituania
Region:
None
District:
Alytus
Settlement:
Punia
Site Address:
The cemetery is located 200 metres from the crossroads of Alytaus g. and Neciuiku Streets, in the woods to the southeast of Alytaus g. Street.
GPS coordinates:
54.50746, 24.09789
Perimeter length:
200 meters
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence. The cemetery is unfenced.
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. There is some seasonal vegetation growth on the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones:
35
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1869
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1902
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1869, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the mid 19th century.