Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Nyzhniv Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Nyzhniv Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Tlumach
Settlement:
Nyzhniv
Site Address:
To reach the cemetery, proceed in the southern direction from the Church Of The Blessed Virgin Mary, pass the Christian Cemetery, and proceed for about 100 metres more. The Jewish cemetery is located at the hill on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates:
48.94520,25.09255
Perimeter length:
205 metres. The perimeter is approximate because of dense vegetation and low resolution of an old map.
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 full delineation, clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones:
10. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones. ESJF expedition did not find gravestones with inscriptions.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Traces of Vandalism:
Yes. Gravestones on the site are vandalised. Presumably, there are traces of graverobbers.
Land Ownership:
State
Drone surveys:
No. The cellular data network was unavailable at the time of surveying.
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Since it appears on Austrian maps of the 1880s, it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the late 19th century.