South Ossetia

South Ossetia Background Stats

Neighboring countries and territories:

Georgia (L) Russia (L)


  • Dependency status: Status.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Length of border with Russia: Length in kilometers of each country's border with Russia. China, which has a border with Russia of 3,645 km, is not included. Russia has international borders with 16 countries, and a total land border of 20,241 kilometres (12,577 mi), making it the second-longest one of any country in the world.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
Dependency status De facto sovereign state lacking general international recognition Recognized by the United Nations as part of Georgia 2014
Length of border with Russia 70 km 2014 14th out of 15
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 0.0 2014 147th out of 171