Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Vil'khivtsi Old Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Vil’khivtsi Old Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Zakarpattia
District:
Tiachiv
Settlement:
Vil’khivtsi
Site Address:
The cemetery is located behind the house 201, Tsentral’na Street. Enter the site through the private yard of the house.
GPS coordinates:
48.08694, 23.72833
Perimeter length:
92 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete fence, constructed by neighbours.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is preserved and well-maintained. It is located in the private yard. The site is used as a flower garden. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones:
20
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1849
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1929
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Private
Drone surveys:
No. Private territory.

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the 19th century. The earliest preserved gravestone relates to the first half of the 19th century. It appears on cadastral maps of 1864.