Alternate names: Beluša [Slov], Bellus [Hun], Bellusch [Ger], Beluscha, Bellils. The municipality consists of four parts: Beluša, Belušské Slatiny, Hloža and Podhorie with the town hall in Beluša. River Váh (tributary of the Danube) flows close to the village. Part of Beluša is the Beluša Baths. [August 2009]
REFERENCE: Pinkas HaKehilot, Slovakia (2003), p. 98: "Belusa (Bellus)"
US Commission No. SLCE000201:
Alternate names: Bellus, Beluša. Belusa is SW of Povazska Bystrica at 4904 1820, 84.2 miles NE of Bratislava.
The isolated suburban hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all via a broken masonry wall and a non-locking gate. 20-100 19th-20th century marble and sandstone flat shaped tombstones in original locations have Hebrew and German inscriptions. The property is Jewish cemetery and waste dump or abandoned [unclear]. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Rarely, private visitors stop. Vegetation is a moderate threat disturbing graves; vandalism is a serious threat. Weather erosion is a minor threat. [date-pre 1997]
January 2009: Map of Village
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