Definitions for vladikavkazˌvlæd ɪ kɑfˈkɑz; Russ. vlə dyɪ kʌfˈkɑs
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Vla•di•kav•kazˌvlæd ɪ kɑfˈkɑz; Russ. vlə dyɪ kʌfˈkɑs(n.)
the capital of the North Ossetian Autonomous Republic, in the Russian Federation in SE Europe. 300,000.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Formerly (1944–91), Ordzhonikidze.
a city, capital city of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Russia.
Origin: From Владикавказ.
Vladikavkaz is the capital city of the Republic of North Ossetia–Alania, Russia. It is located in the southeast of the republic at the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains, situated on the Terek River. Population: 311,693; 315,068; 300,198. 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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