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Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind



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South Ossetia

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Table of Contents

South Ossetia - Country information


Local short name form

Official name





International telephone access code

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code

GRC Country Code


Personal names


A law was adopted at the end of 2012 to allow South Ossetians, should they so wish, to alter their surnames to use the traditional Ossetian suffixes -ty, -ti or -on instead of the Russian -ov or -ova or the Georgian -shvili or -dze. Read article External

Tables of names can be acquired: given names External, surnames/family names External, family name prefixes External, forms of address External, job titles External

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