Dnipro Jewish Section On Zahidne Municipal Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Site address
From the main entrance to the cemetery, follow north along Chaliapin Street, after 220m, the Jewish sector will be on the right and left.
GPS coordinates
48.46549, 34.94781
Perimeter length
599 мetres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
There is a barrier, admission is free.
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
The cemetery is covered with seasonal vegetation. Some parts need to be cleared._In some places burning branches and traces of the fire are noticeable. It was not possible to calculate how many sectors there are. There is a guard. He says that people were buried where there was space. The graves are located chaotically and there is a partially Orthodox burial in the Jewish sector.
Number of existing gravestones
There are about 2,000 gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1922 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
2020 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys

Historical overview

The cemetery was established no later than the first half of the 20th century, as the earliest tombstone dates to 1922. There are testimonies that the cemetery was established in 1917. This is likely as the expedition team dated the earliest tombstone to 1922.

The exact period of the cemetery establishment is unknown. It was founded no later than in the first half of the 20th century. According to some sources, the cemetery was established in 1917. There are around 2,000 gravestones in the cemetery. The oldest gravestone found dates to 1922, whilst the most recent dates to 2020. The graves are located in no particular order and there are some Orthodox burials in the Jewish sector.