Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Borzhava Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:

Historical map and perimeter:

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Zakarpattia
District:
Berehove
Settlement:
Borzhava
Site Address:
The cemetery is located in the backyard of 6, Mala Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.15637, 22.71991
Perimeter length:
239 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones:
40
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1824
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but according to the dates on the preserved gravestones, it can be assumed that it emerged in the early 19th century. It first appears on a cadastral map from 1865.