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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On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a ceremonial reception on behalf of South Ossetian Foreign Ministry was organized on June 13. Anatoliy Bibilov, the President of the Republic, Erik Pukhaev, the Prime Minister, Petr Gassiev, the Speaker of the Parliament, Elbrus Kargiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation, Alan Elbakiev, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Abkhazia, Egor Kochiev, the Head of Diplomatic Mission of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic in the Republic of South Ossetia, and other officials participated in the event.

Dmitry Medoev, the Head of Foreign Policy Agency, was welcoming the guests. In his opening speech he noted that established 25 years ago, the diplomatic service of the Republic from its first days of working in hard conditions has been participating actively both in internal and foreign politics.

In his congratulation speech President Bibilov has given appreciation to the activity of Foreign Ministry and expressed confidence that in the developed political realities the Ministry of Foreign Affairs would further successfully overcome the foreign policy challenges and uphold national interests of the Republic.

Warm and friendly reception was noted by the guests.

Tskhinval, June 14, 2017