Alternate names: Veľké Kapušany [Slov], Nagykapos [Hun], Nagy-Kapos, Kapušany. 48°33' N, 22°05' E, 40 miles ESE of Košice (Kassa), 11 miles WSW of Uzhhorod (Ungvar), near border with Ukraine.ShtetLink: /JOWBR: Jewish CemeteryMap of Village.

town image [February 2009]

US Commission No. SLCE000014

Velke Kapusany is located E of Trebisov. The flat urban isolated location has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road and crossing private property, acess is open to all via a masonry wall and a locking gate. 100-500 19th-20th century marble, granite, limestone, sandstone, and other materials flat shaped tombstones (some with carved relief decorations) or finely smoothed with Hebrew inscriptions are in original locations. The property is used for a garden and fields. Adjacent properties are agricultural and residential. Occasionally, private visitors stop. There has been no maintenance, but individuals clean or clean occasionally. No threats.

January 2009:

Town Veľké Kapušany (Nagykapos)

Erb Veľké Kapušany Address: Phone:
00 421 56 638 25 62
Mestský úrad Fax: 00 421 56 638 23 34
L.N. Tolstého 1 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
079 01 Veľké Kapušany

Region: Košický
District: Michalovce
Micro region: Zemplínsky
Inhabitants: 9760
Area: 2961 ha
First paper reference: in year 1214
Mayor: Mgr. Peter Petrikán
Chief: Mgr. Dénes Szomráki
Last Updated on Friday, 03 September 2010 20:03