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Gelnica Jewish Cemetery

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Gelnica Jewish Cemetery

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Gelnica Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Gelnica
Settlement:
Gelnica
Site Address:
Starting at the Slovnaft petrol station on Strojarenska street, proceed 70 metres up the hill to the right.
GPS coordinates:
48.859711, 20.955422
Perimeter length:
90 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is located in the woods. It is part of the Jakubova cesta pilgrimage route.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 15. 4 tombstones are preserved unbroken; the remainder are broken.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

According to the Pinkas ha-kehilot Encyclopaedia of Slovakia (by Yad Vashem), the cemetery was founded in 1905.