Tskhinvali

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Tskhinvali

ცხინვალი  (Georgian)
Цхинвал(и)  (Ossetian)
Tskhinvali
Tskhinvali
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Coordinates: 42°14′0″N 43°58′0″E / 42.23333°N 43.96667°E / 42.23333; 43.96667
CountrySouth Ossetia (de facto)
Georgia (de jure)[1]
Established1398
Area
 • Total7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation
860 m (2,820 ft)
Population
 • Total30,000
Time zoneUTC+3 (Moscow time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4 (Moscow summer time)
ClimateCfb

Tskhinvali is the capital city of South Ossetia.

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  1. South Ossetia's status is disputed. It considers itself to be an independent state, but this is recognised by only a few other countries. The Georgian government and most of the world's other states consider South Ossetia de jure a part of Georgia's territory.