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Kosice Neologist Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Kosice Neologist Jewish Cemetery
Perimeter map :
Kosice Neologist Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Košice
Settlement:
Košice
Site Address:
The Neologist Jewish cemetery is adjacent to the Christian cemetery on 87 Rastislavova Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.692812, 21.260255
Perimeter length:
723 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The Jewish cemetery is surrounded by a 1.5 metre tall concrete fence. One side is protected by a concrete wall. A brick wall separates to the Neologist Jewish cemetery from the Orthodox Jewish cemetery to its west.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish Cemetery. The cemetery is still in use and as such is well-maintained. It is divided between the older section (on the left) and the newer (on the right). The older section is larger.
Number of existing gravestones:
Over 3,800.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1889
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2017
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The cemetery cannot be found marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. However, the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1889. As such, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the late 19th century.