Vaneli (Georgian: ვანელი; Ossetian: Уанел) is a village in the Java District of South Ossetia[n 1] or Shida Kartli, Georgia. The village is the center of the eponymous community consisting of 12 villages. It is located on the right bank of Greater Liakhvi river, at an altitude of 1,310 m. Distance to the municipality center Java is 18 km.
|De facto state||South Ossetia[n 1]|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (Georgian Time)|
- Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia, v. IV, p. 290, Tbilisi, 1979.