|COROD: Satu Mare County, Transylvania|
International Jewish Cemetery Project - Romania C The cemetery is located in Corod, 3941, com. Culciu, judet Satu Mare, 4746 2301, 273.4 miles NNW of Bucharest and 15 km from Satu Mare. The alternate name is Szamoskorod (Hungarian.) Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
The 1880 Jewish population by census was 29, by 1900 census was 51 and in 1930 was 38. In May 1944, the Jews were gathered in the ghetto of Satu Mare and on May 19, 22, 26, 29, 30, 31, and June 1 were deported to Auschwitz. The unlandmarked Orthodox The cemetery was established at end of the 19th century. Last known burial was inter-war period.
The isolated rural/agricultural flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by a public road, access is open to all. A fence with a non-locking gate surrounds the site. Approximate pre-WWII size is unknown. Approximate post-WWII size is 30 x 18 m. 1-20 stones are visible, some not in original location. Less than 25% of the stones are toppled or broken. Location of stones removed from the cemetery is unknown. Vegetation overgrowth in the cemetery is not a problem. Water drainage is good all year.
Cannot determine if cemetery has/had special sections. The oldest known gravestone dates from end of the 19th century. The 19th and 20th century limestone and other material flat shaped and smoothed and inscribed common gravestones have Hebrew inscriptions. No known mass graves.
The local Jewish community owns the property used for Jewish cemetery only. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Rarely, private Jewish or non-Jewish visitors stop. The never vandalized cemetery maintenance has been clearing vegetation Current care is occasional clearing or cleaning by individuals. No structures. Security is a serious threat because there is no gate and cemetery is outside of the village. Weather erosion is a moderate threat.
. Claudia Ursutiu, Pietroasa Str. no. 21, 3400 Cluj Napoca, Romania, tel. 0040-64-151073 visited the site and completed the survey July 2000 using the following documentation:
No interviews. [January 2003]