Flag of South Ossetia (GIF)

The flag of South Ossetia, which is also shared with North Ossetia, consists of three horizontal stripes in white, red, and yellow. The white stripe represents moral purity, while the red stripe signifies courage, reflecting the resilience and strength of the people. The yellow stripe symbolizes wealth and prosperity, emphasizing the region's aspirations for economic growth and prosperity. Together, these colors encapsulate the values and hopes of the Ossetian people, highlighting their determination, resilience, and the pursuit of a prosperous future.

Adopted:1991, 2007
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)

The emblem of South Ossetia on a waving white flag
The emblem of South Ossetia features a powerful depiction of a Caucasian leopard set against the backdrop of seven white mountains. These mountains serve as a symbolic representation of the breathtaking Ossetian landscape, while the presence of the leopard, a significant inhabitant of the Caucasus mountains, embodies the region's unique biodiversity and natural heritage. This emblem not only highlights the rich natural beauty of South Ossetia but also signifies the resilience and strength of its people, reflecting the enduring spirit of the region and its vibrant cultural identity.

The South Ossetia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
South Ossetia, also known as the Alania State or the Tskhinvali Region, is a controversial region and a partially recognized state in the South Caucasus. Its capital is Tskhinvali, and its population is about 56,520 (2022).

The waving flag of South Ossetia with its emblem (unofficial)
The waving vertical flag of South Ossetia (Animated GIF)
Capital and largest city:Tskhinvali
Other major cities:-
Official languages:Ossetian, Russian, Georgian
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:89.9% Ossetian,
7.4% Georgian,
2.7% Russian, Armenian,
Jews and Others
Religion:mainly Christian,
small minorities of Jews and Muslims
Nationality name:South Ossetian
Area:3,900 km²
(1,500 sq mi)
Population:56,520 (2022)

Keywords: Flag and emblem of South Ossetia (Ossetian: Хуссар Ирыстоны тырыса - герб; Georgian: სამხრეთ ოსეთის დროშა და ემბლემა; Russian: Флаг и герб Южной Осетии), GIF (Russian: гиф)

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_South_Ossetia
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_South_Ossetia
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Ossetian Guy
Very nice.
August 6, 2022 at 6:03 PM

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