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Chmel'ov Jewish Cemetery
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Site Address:In the village of Chmel’ov, in the field behind building #141.
GPS coordinates:49.067082, 21.438049
Perimeter length:713 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:No. Estimated location only.
Type and height of existing fence:No fence
General Site Condition:Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. Some of the tombstones are falled down, some are standing; the cemetery is not fenced, then poultry (hens, turkeys) are walking on it, cars are parked on the edge of a possible territory of the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones:59
Urgency of erecting a fence:High. The cemetery is unfenced and still contains preserved tombstones.
Traces of Vandalism:Yes. Some of the tombstones have been knocked over or destroyed.
Land Ownership:Municipality/Property of local community
Specific Threats:Turkeys and hens walk around the cemetery, and cars park on an area which may be part of the site.
The cemetery already existed by the late 19th century, as the preserved tombstones date back to the end of the 19th century and the early 20th.