city in South Ossetia, Georgia
Tskhinvali is the capital city of South Ossetia.
|Coordinates: 42°14′0″N 43°58′0″E / 42.23333°N 43.96667°E|
|Country||South Ossetia (de facto)|
Georgia (de jure)
|• Total||7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||860 m (2,820 ft)|
|• Density||4,100/km2 (10,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (Moscow time)|
- ↑ 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.