Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Knyahynychi Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Knyahynychi Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Knyahynychi Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Rohatyn
Settlement:
Knyahynychi
Site Address:
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 450 metres in the western direction from the Knyahynychi village bus stop. The cemetery site is located on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates:
49.3826, 24.45808
Perimeter length:
202 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is a wasteland now. Presumably, there are visible traces of graves on the site.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved
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 unknown. It can be assumed that the cemetery already existed in the late 18th century. First, it appears on Austrian maps only of the 1880s. Nowadays, there are no visible traces of the cemetery and its boundaries.