Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Kolomyya New Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Kolomyya New Jewish Cemetery
Kolomyya New Jewish Cemetery
Kolomyya New Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Kolomyya New Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Kolomyya
Settlement:
Kolomyya
Site Address:
The cemetery is located behind the house at 44, Stepana Bandery Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.53126, 25.05949
Perimeter length:
885 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence. There are the remnants of an old concrete wall of two metres height.
General Site Condition:
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. There are private gardens on the northern and north-eastern parts of the cemetery site. The southern part is built over with a school stadium. The western part and the land near the old fencing are severely overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones:
There is a dirt road paved with fragments of gravestone nearby. According to VAAD, some gravestones were drowned in the river
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. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1880s. It was marked on a Polish map of 1939s and a cadastral map of 1964. According to VAAD, the cemetery was demolished in 1988 by the Soviet military.