Tlia (Georgian: თლია) is a village in the Java District of South Ossetia[n 1] or Shida Kartli, Georgia. The village is located in the Vaneli Community on the right bank of Tlidoni river, at an altitude of 1,800 m. Distance to the municipality center Java is 23 km.[1]

Tlia is located in Georgia
Location of Tlia in Georgia
Coordinates: 42°28′54.9″N 44°07′12.6″E / 42.481917°N 44.120167°E / 42.481917; 44.120167
Country Georgia
De facto stateSouth Ossetia[n 1]
MkhareShida Kartli
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)

Notable peopleEdit


  1. ^ a b 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.


  1. ^ a b Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia, v. IV, p. 686, Tbilisi, 1979.