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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For the attention of citizens of the Republic of South Ossetia

As Dengue virus infection was registered in the Bolnisi region of Georgia in June 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia warns citizens of the Republic, who have Russian citizenship, regardless of place of residence, against visiting Georgia until the officials announce about localization of the potential epidemic.


Dengue fever of breakbone fever is an acute, transmissible viral disease. The Denge virus is extremely dangerous for humans, the disease proceeds severely and an inadequate treatment can result in fatal outcome.


Tskhinval, September 11, 2017