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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May 3 saw Murat Dzhioev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosting a meeting with Julien Columeau, Head of Protection Department of the ICRC Representation in the Republic of South Ossetia, whose mission in Tskhinval is terminating.


The Minister thanked Mr.Kolumo for contribution to fruitful work of the Representation on territory of the Republic and wished him success in further activities.

Results of the meeting of the Trilateral Cooperation Mechanism on search of the not accounted for dated April 27 and other issues related to humanitarian and human right activities of the Representation in South Ossetia were discussed at the meeting.

Taimuraz Dzhidzhoev, Head of Foreign Relations Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, participated in the meeting.


May 03, 2017, Tskhinval