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Cʻxinvali (Georgia)


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    • Tsʻkhinvali (Georgia)
    • Цхинвал (Georgia)
    • T︠S︡khinval (Georgia)
    • Цхинвали (Georgia)
    • Chreba (Georgia)
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    • found: Cʻxinvali, 1996.
    • found: Kʻartʻ. sab. encʻik., 1987:v. 11 (Cʻxinvali; city in Samxr. Osetʻis AO; 1931-1961, Staliniri [no publs. in LC database])
    • found: U.S. Dept. of State INR/GGI. Caucasus region, map and gaz., 1994(Tsʻkhinvali; var.: Tskhinvali; 42°14ʹN, 43°58ʹE)
    • found: Tvardovskiĭ, A. Vasiliĭ Terkin, 1957:t.p. (Stalinir)
    • found: Bolʹsh. sov. ėnt︠s︡ikl., 2nd ed.(Staliniri (until 1934 T︠S︡khinvali); important city in South Ossetian Autonomous District)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 24, 2015(Tskhinvali (Georgian: Cʻxinvali; Ossetian: Цхинвал = T︠S︡khinval; Russian: Цхинвал(и) = T︠S︡khinval(i)), is the capital of South Ossetia, a disputed region in Georgia which has been recognised as an independent Republic by Russia and another three UN members. South Ossetia is a de facto independent state that controls its claimed territory, in part with the support of Russian troops. Despite this, it is recognised by all other UN members as part of Georgia; From 1934 to 1961, the city was named Staliniri, after Joseph Stalin. Modern Ossetians call the city Tskhinval (leaving off the final "i", which is a nominative case ending in Georgian); the other Ossetian (unofficial) name of the city is Chreba; 42°14ʹ0ʺN 43°58ʹ0ʺE)
    • found: The Columbia gazetteer of the world, 1998(Tskhinvali, city, capital of South Ossetian Autonomous Region, N Georgia; 42°13ʹN 43°57ʹE; its name was changed to Staliniri in 1934 but was changed back to Tskhinvali in 1961)
    • found: GEOnet names server, September 24, 2015(Tsʼkhinvali (approved); variants: Stalinir, Staliniri, Stavinir; populated place, Georgia, 42°13ʹ39ʺN, 043°58ʹ07ʺE (42.227636, 43.968608))
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    • 1998-10-21: new
    • 2015-09-29: revised
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