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 18, 2018 saw the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Ossetia hosting the first meeting of the executive group, organized at the Direction of Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, dated January 15, 2018 on establishment of an executive group, affiliated with the South Ossetian Presidential Administration, to ensure the holding of the presidential elections in the territory of the Republic of South Ossetia, appointed for March 18, 2018.


The South Ossetian Foreign Minister Dmitrii Medoev (the head of the executive group), the Deputy Chief of Administration of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Konstantin Pukhaev (the deputy of the executive group), the Chair of Central Electoral Commission Bella Plieva and Head of Foreign Policy Directorate of Administration of the President of the Republic of South Ossetia Murat Vaneev were present at the meeting.

Members of the executive group discussed technical assistance to the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Ossetia to ensure the holding of the presidential elections in the territory of South Ossetia.


Tskhinval, January 18, 2018