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Vladikavkaz

En NameVladikavkaz
Ru NameВладикавказ
Loc Name1Дзæуджыхъæу
Loc Lang1Ossetic
Image SkylineView of Vladikavkaz.jpg
Image CaptionView of Vladikavkaz and the city's main Mosque
Latd43
Latm01
Longd44
Longm39
Map CaptionVladikavkaz
Map Label Positionleft
Image CoaCoat of arms of Vladikavkaz.gif
HolidayFirst Sunday of July
Federal SubjectRepublic of North Ossetia Alania
Capital OfRepublic of North Ossetia Alania
Inhabloc CatCity
Urban Okrug JurVladikavkaz Urban Okrug
Leader TitleHead
Leader NameSergey Dzantiyev
Representative BodyAssembly of Representatives
Area Km2220
Pop 2010census311635
Pop 2010census Rank60th
Pop 2002census315068
Pop 2002census Rank59th
Pop Density2391
Pop Density As Of2011
Established DateMay 6, 1784
Prev Name1Ordzhonikidze
Prev Name1 Date1944
Prev Name1 Ref
Prev Name2Dzaudzhikau
Prev Name2 Date1954
Prev Name2 Ref
Prev Name3Ordzhonikidze
Prev Name3 Date1990
Prev Name3 Ref
Postal Codes362000
Dialing Codes8672
DateApril 2010

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Vladikavkaz ( , lit. ruler of the Caucasus; , Dzæwdžyqæw, lit. Dzaug's settlement) is the capital city of the Republic of North Ossetia Alania in southern Russia. It is located in the southeast of the republic at the foothills of the Caucasus mountains, situated on the Terek River. Its population mostly consists of Ossetians, Russians, Armenians, and Georgians. Population: Vladikavkaz is one of the most populous cities in the North Caucasus.

The city is an industrial and transportation center. Manufactures include processed zinc and lead, machinery, chemicals, clothing, and food products.


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