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 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, hosted a meeting with Semen Afiyan, the NKR MFA Secretary General, and Artur Tovmasyan, the Head of faction “Rodina” (Motherland) of the NKR National Assembly, on April 11, 2016.


In his greeting speech Alan Kochiev stated that people of South Ossetia follow the situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, sympathize with fraternal people and wish speedy solution to the crisis. He also offered condolences to families of victims.

In his turn Mr. Afiyan expressed words of gratitude for cordial reception organized in South Ossetia and support given particularly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic and confirmed readiness to further extension and strengthening friendly relations.

Range of issues of mutual interest was discussed within the meeting.


April 11, 2016 Tskhinval