Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Chimishlia Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Chimishlia Jewish Cemetery map

 

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Cimislia
Settlement:
Cimislia
Site Address:
Mihail Kogalniceanu Street. Turn left from Strada Decebal (the road to Kausheni) on to Mihail Kogalniceanu Street. Continue until the last left turn (third exit to the left). Turn left, proceed until the end of the street and then turn left again. The cemetery is on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates:
46.53019, 28.79257
Perimeter length:
310 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
The cemetery is partially fenced. Its two front sides are surrounded by a new concrete fence of 2 metres height. The rear two sides are unfenced and delineated by trees and by the metal mesh fence of nearby gardens.
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 400
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1879
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2006
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The site requires partial fencing on two sides.
Traces of Vandalism:
Yes. There are a number of broken tombstones.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

According to local people and cadastral data, a fenced land plot of land west of the cemetery site (coordinates 46.530229, 28.7915397, perimeter 150 metres), used to be part of the cemetery territory. Recently, it was seized, fenced and repurposed, and is now used as a field.