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South Ossetia is subdivided into four raions/districts:

Name Population
English Ossetian Russian 1989 2015
Dzau District Дзауы район Дзауский район 10 418 6 567
Leningor District Ленингоры район Ленингорский район 12 073 4 209
Tskhinvali District Цхинвалы район Цхинвальский район 23 514 7 793
Znaur District Знауыры район Знаурский район 10 189 6 567
City of Tskhinval Цхинвал Цхинвал 42 934 30 432
Districts South Ossetia.svg
Tskhinvali District
 • Tskhinvali
Dzau District
Leningor District
Znaur District