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Leles Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Leles Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Trebišov
Settlement:
Leles
Site Address:
Starting at Cintorinska Street, at the exit of the village in the direction of Kapona, turn left and proceed 200 metres, keeping the woods to the left and the fields to the right. The entrance archway to the cemetery can be found to the left.
GPS coordinates:
48.464852, 22.037603
Perimeter length:
183 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence. There is a cemetery gate and stairs leading to the cemetery.
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is located in the woods. However, it is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones:
65
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1883
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1930
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It was not marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1883, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the late 19th century.