Republic of South Ossetia is located оn the southern slopes of the Main Caucasus Range in the area of 3900 square meters. Тhe capital is the city of Tskhinval.
One-tenth of the surface occupied by the Republic of the foothills.
The rest of the territory - the mountainous terrain height from 850 to 3938 meters above sea level.
The highest point - Mount Halatsa (3938 m).

Press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia

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Alan Kochiev, the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, and officers of the Ministry participated in solemn commemoration of the Day of the Defenders and laid flowers to the monument to Ossetian defenders at the Cathedral Square.

February 22, 2016, Tskhinval