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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Kazbulat Tskhovrebov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Nalan Antmen, Head of the ICRC mission in South Ossetia, on March 23.


Full range of the activity conducted by the Mission on territory of the Republic was talked in detail. In particular humanitarian assistance stipulated by the ICRC mandate was marked.

The importance of the Trilateral Coordination Mechanism on missing people’s case was noted.

The Head of the Mission informed the minister about the projects that are currently run and those that would be implemented in the Republic in short term.

Mr.Tskhovrebov highly appreciated in value the humanitarian activity of the ICRC conducted in South Ossetia last year and emphasized its importance.

The parties expressed confidence in further fruitful cooperation.


March 23, 2016, Tskhinval