Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Khotymyr Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Khotymyr Jewish Cemetery
Perimeter map :
Khotymyr Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Tlumach
Settlement:
Khotymyr
Site Address:
To reach the cemetery, proceed along the main road to the northern edge of the town. Turn left onto a field road, and proceed for 270 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates:
48.76677,25.10760
Perimeter length:
214 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones:
8. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1856 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1864 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
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. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the mid 19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. It was not marked on old maps.