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Giraltovce Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Presov
District:
Svidník
Settlement:
Giraltovce
Site Address:
18, Tehelna Street.
GPS coordinates:
49.115093, 21.521358
Perimeter length:
174 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No. Estimated location only.
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a 2 metre tall metal fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones:
70
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Cenotaph.
Drone surveys:
Yes

There is little available information on the cemetery’s establishment. However, the oldest preserved tombstones date back to the latter half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. Moreover, the cemetery can be found marked on Austro-Hungarian maps of the region from 1785.