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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“The Days of Ossetian Culture” which are annually organized by Association “Renaissance Sandidzan”, headed by Radion Pukhaev, have been taking place in Brussels these days. Alan Kochiev, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of South Ossetia, participated in the solemn opening ceremony. On behalf of Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic, and Dmitriy Medoev, South Ossetia Foreign Minister, he welcomed the attendees.


Roundtable discussion on “Bridges for Cooperation”, where statements on the importance of culture, cultural exchanges and intercultural dialogue in building relationships between people and nations were presented, was organized on the margins of the event.

In framework of his visit the Deputy Minister Kochiev met with representatives of Ossetian expat communities in Belgium and Germany.


Tskhinval, June 5, 2017