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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Under the Decree of Leonid Tibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, Moris Sanakoev, the Consular agent of the Republic of South Ossetia in Vladikavkaz, was conferred a diplomatic rank Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary on December 7, 2016.

December 19, 2016, Tskhinval