Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Berehove Chopivka Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:

Historical map and perimeter:

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Zakarpattia
District:
Berehove
Settlement:
Berehove
Site Address:
The cemetery is located in the backyard of 278, Mukachivs’ka Street. Access the site through the private yard.
GPS coordinates:
48.23497, 22.64019
Perimeter length:
153 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
The site is partially surrounded by metal and metal mesh fences of the neighbours’ houses.
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is partially demolished and unfenced. Some gravestones are preserved. The cemetery site has been divided by locals and surrounded by their private fences. The territory is now used for private gardening.
Number of existing gravestones:
16
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1895
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1941
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Private
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that it emerged in the 19th century. The oldest preserved gravestone dates to the late 19th century. The cemetery appears on cadastral maps of 1866.