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Alternate names: Topoľčany, Nagytapolcsány. town image [February 2009]

US Commission No. SLCE000247

Topolcany is located in Topolcany, E of Piestany. Cemetery caretaker: Jan Mokran, Krusovska cesta 1645, Topolcany. The isolated flat urban location has no sign, but has Jewish symbols on wall or gate. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all via a masonry wall and locking gate. The pre- and post-1939 boundaries are 250x150 m. 100-500 19th-20th century marble, granite, sandstone, and other materials flat shaped stones, finely smoothed and inscribed stones, double tombstones, or multi-stone monuments in original locations have Hebrew inscriptions. Some have metal fences around graves. The cemetery contains special memorial monuments to Holocaust victims and marked mass graves. Within the cemetery are a pre-burial house and a gravedigger's house. The local Jewish community owns the property used for a Jewish cemetery only. Adjacent properties are residential. Frequently, private individuals visit.

Restoration: re-erection of stones, patching broken stones, cleaning stones, and clearing vegetation. The cemetery has a regular caretaker. No threats.

 

January 2009:

Map of Town

Town Topoľčany

Erb Topoľčany Address: Phone:
00 421 38 532 20 75
Mestský úrad Fax: 00 421 38 532 20 75
Nám.M.R.Štefánika 1/1 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
955 01 Topoľčany
SLOVAKIA
Web: www.topolcany.sk

Region: Nitriansky
District: Topoľčany
Micro region: Tribečsko-Inovecký
Inhabitants: 29102
Area: 850 ha
First paper reference: in year 1235
Mayor: Ing. Peter Baláž
Chief: JUDr. Edita Brösztlová

 

 

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