Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Orestiada Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter cannot be determined exactly:

Country:
Greece
Region:
Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
District:
Evros
Settlement:
Orestiada
Site Address:
The cemetery is said to have been located at the end of 40, Ekklision Street. Today, this is the site of an operating Christian cemetery and a court house.
GPS coordinates:
41.50010, 26.52078
Perimeter length:
The exact perimeter can not be delineated and requires further research.
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Presumably, the courthouse building was constructed over the Jewish cemetery. It is supposed that the operating Christian cemetery is today also situated on the former site of the Jewish cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is overbuilt
Land Ownership:
Municipality
Drone surveys:
No. The police forbade the flying of drones near the courthouse.