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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A study visit of Dmitrii Medoev, the South Ossetian Foreign Minister, with a group of guests of the Republic of Nauru to the central part of Nauru Island, where phosphates - the strategic natural resources are exploited, was organized on January 30, 2017.


Peter Christian, the President of the Federated States of Micronesia, and Grigorii Loginov, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Nauru, took part in the visit as well.

In framework of the official events, dedicated to the 50th Independence Day of the Republic of Nauru, an ethnographic exhibition was opened in Yaren, where traditional buildings, instruments of labor, domestic artifacts of not only the people of Nauru, but also the people of Fiji, Tuvalu, Guam and Micronesia were presented.

The exhibition was opened by the President of Nauru Baron Waqa, who encouraged the guests to get acquainted with the traditional Oceanian culture.

The event was followed by a concert of folk dancers, where acrobats from the Republic of Taiwan participated as well.

The visit of Minister Medoev to the Republic of Nauru will last till February 4, 2018.


Tskhinval, January 30, 2018
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