Velyka Kopanya Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Velyka Kopanya
Site address
From the main street (Myra Street) on the crossroads wit Shevchenka Street, turn left before the house 116, Myru Street. Proceed to the next crossroads with Stefana Laydy Street and turn right. Proceed for 270 metres on Stefana Laydy Street. The cemetery is located in the gardens to the right of the road behind the private houses. It can be entered through the yards of the private houses 26, 28, 30 or 32 on Stefana Laydy Street.
GPS coordinates
48.19245, 23.12572
Perimeter length
150 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a new concrete fence of two metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. The site was used as an orchard.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 50
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Firstly it is appears on cadastral map in 1865, but the earliest preserved tombstone dates from the first half of the 19th century. The cemetery is fenced.