Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Ceadyr Lunga Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Ceadyr Lunga Jewish Cemetery

Ceadyr Lunga Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Ceadyr Lunga Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Gagauzia
Settlement:
Ceadîr Lunga
Site Address:
39 Sergey Lazo Street, Chadyr-Lunga. From the city hall, follow Lenin Street Southeast for around 600 metres. Turn left at the roundabout and continue for another 500 metres, taking the third right onto Kirov Street. From here, take the fourth right and carry on to the intersection. The cemetery will be on the left.
GPS coordinates:
46.05984, 28.84081
Perimeter length:
183 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a 2 metre tall wooden fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well maintained.
Number of existing gravestones:
Approximately 90
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1920s
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2017
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The Ceadyr Lunga Jewish Cemetery was most likely founded in the beginning of the 20th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1920s. The cemetery continued to function after WWII, and is still in use today. In 2014, the cemetery as restored by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen.