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Jewish cemetery (Kovářov)

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Coordinates 49° 31′ 21.1″ N, 14° 16′ 27.6″ E

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Czech Republic

Entrance to the Jewish cemetery in Kovářov

View of the cemetery

The Jewish cemetery in Kovářov (German Kowarschow), a Czech village in the Okres Písek of the South Bohemian Region, was established in the middle of the 19th century. The Jewish cemetery is located north of the village on a hill.

There are still about 120 gravestones (mazewot) in the 2090 square meter cemetery.

Literature

  • Klaus-Dieter Alicke: Lexikon der jüdischen Gemeinden im deutschen Sprachraum. Volume 2: Großbock – Ochtendung. Gütersloher Verlagshaus, Gütersloh 2008, ISBN 978-3-579-08078-9(online version).

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