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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December 14 saw a briefing of Dmitriy Medoev, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia, organized for the South Ossetian media representatives upon a visit of the Minister to Belgium and France.

The Minister spoke in detail about his participation in the 11th European Russian Forum entitled “EU 2017 and Russian Revolution 1917: Lessons not Learned”, which was held on December 3-4 in the European Parliament in Brussels, and highlighted the key points of his report “South Ossetia and Russia: two and a half centuries of common history”.

Alongside with this Minister Medoev shared his impressions of a visit to France, which was organized upon an invitation from Laura Arys-Djanaeva, the President of Ossetian Association in France “Alania”.

The Minister has also informed about the meetings and the agreements, achieved during the visit, and answered questions of journalists.

Tskhinval, December 14, 2017