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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Murat Dzhioev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Egor Kochiev, Head of Diplomatic Mission of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic in the Republic of South Ossetia, on February 2, 2017.


Development of relations between the two Republics became subject of discussion. As an important step in further strengthening interstate ties the parties mentioned the fact that the Supreme Council of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic ratified the Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, signed in Tskhinval last year. In short time the Treaty will be presented for ratification in the Parliament of the Republic of South Ossetia.

Later the parties discussed a range of issues of mutual interest.


February 02, 2017, Tskhinval