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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April 19 saw Anatolii Bibilov, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, and members of the South Ossetian delegation participating in solemn opening ceremony of the IV Yalta International Economic Forum.

In his welcoming speech Anatolii Bibilov told participants and guests of the Forum about the perspectives, which would extension of contacts with the Republic of Crimea and the Russian Federation give to the states - participants of the Forum.

Yalta International Economic Forum, which this year hosts three thousand participants from Russian regions and more than 70 states of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, is among the four greatest economic forums held in Russia.

Main theme of the Forum is “Global Future. Future of Russia”. It is expected, that a large number of discussions on current global, national and regional agenda would be organized.

An assembly of the International Association of Friends of Crimea will also take place.

April 19, 2018, Tskhinval