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Botany Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Botany Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Trebišov
Settlement:
Botany
Site Address:
The Jewish cemetery can be found 150 metres south of the Christian cemetery. It is located to the right of the road, surrounded by tall trees.
GPS coordinates:
48.438644, 22.095781
Perimeter length:
253 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is no longer used for burials. It is, however, well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones:
25
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1888
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1860s and 1880s. However, the preserved part of the cemetery is located further south than it is marked on the maps, suggesting it grew since the 1880s.