Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Bil'shivtsi Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Bil’shivtsi Jewish Cemetery
Perimeter map :
Bil’shivtsi Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Halych
Settlement:
Bil’shivtsi
Site Address:
The cemetery is located opposite the house 18, Danyla Halyts’koho Street.
GPS coordinates:
49.18568, 24.73462
Perimeter length:
218 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is a wasteland now. It requires fencing.
Number of existing gravestones:
3
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
There is a marked mass grave on the site. A memorial is dedicated to 1914 Jewish victims of the Holocaust.
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It does not appears on old maps. According to VAAD, the oldest preserved gravestones relates to the second half of the 19th century, but these gravestones were not detected by ESJF expedition in 2019.