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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Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, hosted a meeting with Magomed Shamilov, the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Dagestan in the Republic of South Ossetia, on June 19.


The parties exchanged opinion on current issues of bilateral cooperation between South Ossetia and the republics of Northern Caucasus and further development of traditionally friendly Ossetian-Dagestan relations, including building humanitarian, cultural, trade and economic relations.

The issue of installing a monument to a famous Soviet and Russian poet, political writer and public figure, a native of Dagestan Rasul Gamzativ was discussed at the meeting. The stone on the 90th anniversary of the poet was set in Tskhinval in 2013 at the solemn opening ceremony of a square, named after Rasul Gamzatov.

Minister Medoev appreciated the contribution made by Magomed Shamilov to strengthening and developing relations between the people of South Ossetia and Dagestan.


Tskhinval, June 19, 2017