North Ossetia profile

  • Territory: North Ossetia
  • Status: Semi-autonomous region of Russia
  • Population: 712,877 (2010)
  • Capital: Vladikavkaz
  • Area: 8,000 sq km (3,000 sq miles)
  • Main religion: Christianity, Islam
  • Languages: Ossetian, Russian
  • Currency: Rouble

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