Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Ungheni Old Jewish Cemetry

Historical map and perimeter :
Ungheny Old Jewish Cemetry

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Ungheni
Settlement:
Ungheni
Site Address:
33 Nationala Street.
GPS coordinates:
47.212339,27.806661
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. The site is now occupied by a municipal hospital and garages, among other things.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, it can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1880s, 1940s, and 1980s. The cemetery was most likely in use until WWII, and was eventually demolished in the 1990s.