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Hrhov Jewish Cemetery

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Hrhov Jewish Cemetery

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Hrhov Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Rožňava
Settlement:
Hrhov
Site Address:
The Jewish section is located on the municipal cemetery on Cintorinska Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.608934, 20.751423
Perimeter length:
168 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery as a whole is surrounded by a metal mesh fence. However, there is no internal fencing to demarcate the different sections.
General Site Condition:
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The municipal cemetery is still in use, but not the Jewish section. It is well maintained. There are occasional visitors to the section, who have left black and white stones on most of the matzevot.
Number of existing gravestones:
24
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1831
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1935
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Low
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is indeterminate. It is unknown which cemetery emerged first — the Jewish or the Christian. The site is now a Jewish section, which remained in use from the 1830s to the 1930s, within the municipal cemetery. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1831.