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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January 9, 2018 saw the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Anatolii Bibilov and members of the South Ossetian official delegation attending the festive liturgy in honor of the Holy First-Martyr and Archdeacon Stefan, the patron saint of the Republic of Srpska, served by His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Banja Luka.

The President of the Republic of Srpska Milorad Dodik, Crown Prince Alexander II Karadjordjevic with his wife, members of the Government of the Republic of Srpska and the Republic of Serbia attended the liturgy among many of the faithful.

On January 9 the Republic of Srpska of Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrates its main national holiday - the Day of the Republic.

Tskhinval, January 9, 2018