Place:Vladikavkaz, Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya, Yuzhny, Russia

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NameVladikavkaz
Alt namesDzaudzhikausource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VIII, 989
Ordzhonikidzesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VIII, 989
Ordžonikidzesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VIII, 989
TypeCity or town
Coordinates43.083°N 44.65°E
Located inSevernaya Osetiya-Alaniya, Yuzhny, Russia     (1784 - )
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'Vladikavkaz (lit. ruler of the Caucasus; , lit. s settlement),[1] formerly known as Ordzhonikidze and Dzaudzhikau, 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: Vladikavkaz is one of the most populous cities in the North Caucasus.

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

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