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).

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On 23 of April a delegation of Transdnistria-Moldova Republic headed by the Foreign Minister of TMR Vladimir Yastrebchak paid an official visit to the Republic of South Ossetia.
The aim of the visit was a presentation of congratulation messages of the President of Transdnestria-Moldova Republic Igor Smirnov to the veterans of war, rewarding of vets with jubilee medal of Transdnistria-Moldova Republic in honour of 65-annyversary of soviet people victory in the Great Patriotic war. On 24 of April a Deputy Prime Minister of RSO Domenti Kulumbegov plaid host to the TMR Foreign Minister Vladimir Yastrebchak. During the conversation the parties emphasized an important political and historical meaning of the victory over fascism. On behalf of the government of the Republic of South Ossetia Domenti Kulumbegov expressed his gratitude to TMR President Igor Nikolaevich Smirnov for his attention to the South-Ossetian veterans of the Great Patriotic war. Members of delegation laid wreaths to the Memorial of soldierly glory at the Avenue of Heroes and the Monument to Defenders of Motherland. Thereafter they met with the Head of Tskhinval Administration Gerasim Khugaev. After the meeting a solemn ceremony of rewarding of veterans of Great Patriotic war who are living in Tskhinval and Dzau region eventuated.
Also veterans, living in other regions of RSO were rewarded.

24 April 2010
Tskhinval