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ID: 7014987
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of North Ossetia (republic)  North Ossetia (republic)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 044 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 44.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the North flank of the Caucasus Mountains. The area was under Scythian-Sarmatian control from the 7th century BCE to the 1st century CE, and part of the Tatar empire from the 13th century. Russian occupation began after the fort of Vladikavkaz was built in 1784. The economy is based on building materials, metallurgy, and foodstuffs.

Names:
Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya (preferred,C,V)
Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya, Respublika (C,V,Russian (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Respublika Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya (C,V)
North Ossetia (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Respublika Severnaja Osetija-Alanija (C,V)
Severo-Osetinskaya Respublika (C,V)
Severnaia Osetiia (C,V)
Osetiya (C,V)
Severo-Osetinskaja Avtnomaja Sovetskaja Socailističeskaja Respublika (H,V)
Severo-Ossentia Soviet Socialist Republic (H,O)
North Ossetian ASSR (H,O)
Severo-Osetinskaja ASSR (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of North Ossetia (republic)  ............  North Ossetia (republic) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of North Ossetia (republic)  ........  North Ossetia (republic) (P)

Place Types:
republic (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
North Ossetia..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 668-669
..........................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
North Ossetian ASSR..........  [VP]
...................................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 290
Osetiya..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 668
Respublika Severnaja Osetija-Alanija..........  [VP]
...........................................................  ISO Newsletter I-1 (2000) accessed 27 September 2007
Respublika Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Severnaia Osetiia..........  [VP]
................................  Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1973-1982) XXIII, 394
Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 1 December 2014
Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya, Respublika..........  [VP Preferred]
..............................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
Severo-Osetinskaja ASSR..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 84
Severo-Osetinskaja Avtnomaja Sovetskaja Socailističeskaja Respublika..........  [VP]
...........................................................................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-161
Severo-Osetinskaya Respublika..........  [VP]
..................................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 44
Severo-Ossentia Soviet Socialist Republic..........  [VP]
....................................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 668
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 668; X, 668-669
..................  Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1973-1982) XXIII, 394
..................  ISO Newsletter I-1 (2000) accessed 27 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 27 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 1 December 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) 84; I-161
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 44
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 290
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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