Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Otyniya Jewish cemetery

Drone survey :
Otyniya Jewish Cemetery
Otyniya Jewish Cemetery
Otyniya Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Otyniya Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Kolomyya
Settlement:
Otyniya
Site Address:
The cemetery is located on the site between today’s Ivasyuka Street and Stefanyka Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.73099, 24.86247
Perimeter length:
439 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. It requires clearing and fencing. Preserved fragments of gravestones were brought back to the site.
Number of existing gravestones:
3. Three preserved fragments are located in the courtyard of the house at 58, Stefanyka Street. Probably, the dirt road was paved with gravestones form the site.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1885 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
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 an Austrian map of the 1860s and 1880s. The cemetery was also marked on a Polish map of 1939. According to locals, the cemetery was demolished during the Soviet period.