Alania
or North Ossetia geographical name autonomous republic SE Russia in Europe on the N slopes of Caucasus Mountains capital Vladikavkaz area 3089 square miles (8001 square kilometers), population 695,000

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  • Alania — was a medieval kingdom of the Alans (proto Ossetians) that flourished in the Northern Caucasus, roughly in the location of latter day Circassia and modern North Ossetia Alania, from the 8th or 9th century until its destruction by the Mongol… …   Wikipedia

  • Alania — bezeichnet: A.V. Alania Stuttgart K.D.St.V. Alania Bonn Turnerschaft Alania Braunschweig Siehe auch: Alanya Diese Seite ist eine Begriffskläru …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alania — u Osetia del Norte es una de las repúblicas rusas del Cáucaso o Cáucaso ruso (integrado además por las repúblicas de Chechenia y Kabardino Balkaria), ubicada entre dos de las montañas mas altas de Europa: el Elbrous (5613 m.) y el Kazbeck (5.047… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Alania — Alania,   nationale Bezeichnung für die russische Teilrepublik Nordossetien …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ALANIA — Episcopatus, in Sanctionibus Pontificiis Oriental. Imperior. circa Byzantium alicubi, in Europa aut Asia …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Alania — Alania …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alania — noun a) The medieval kingdom of Alans (proto Ossetians) that flourished in Northern Caucasus, roughly in the location of latter day Circassia and modern North Ossetia Alania, from the 8th or 9th century until 1238 39. Its capital was Maghas, and… …   Wiktionary

  • Alania — Boryaceae Boryacées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alania — A·la·nia (ä länʹyä) See North Ossetia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Alania (disambiguation) — Alania can refer to: *Alania, the medieval state of the Alans or Alani people in the North Caucasus. *The short name of the modern North Ossetia Alania, one of the Caucasian republics in the Russian Federation. *Alania Airlines, an airline based… …   Wikipedia

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