Coat o airms o Sooth Ossetie

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Thare are currently twa entities claimin tae be the govrenment o Sooth Ossetie, the partially-recognised Republic o Sooth Ossetie an the pro-Georgie Provisional Admeenistration o Sooth Ossetie .

Republic o Sooth Ossetie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Emblem o the Sooth Ossetian Republic

The naitional emblem uised bi the Govrenment o the Republic o Sooth Ossetie, adoptit in 1998, is based on the emblem o North Ossetie-Alanie, designed bi the Georgian scientist Prince Vakhushti Bagrationi in 1735.[1] It adds aroond that seal a border containin the Roushie text for "Republic o Sooth Ossetie", "Республика Южная Осетия" abuin the seal, an the Cyrillic Ossetic "Республикӕ Хуссар Ирыстон" belaw the seal. The colours o the banner o Sooth Ossetie, white, reid, an yellae are uised in smawer circles on either side an are seemilar tae the circle foond on the state emblem.[2]

Provisional Administrative Entity o Sooth Ossetie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The device o the Provisional Administrative Entity of South Ossetia is seemilar tae the emblem o North Ossetie-Alanie [1] Archived 2007-12-16 at the Wayback Machine i.e. a reid disk wi a yellae snaw leopard wi black spots standin on a yellae grund an wi seiven white muntains in the backgrund. The muntains on the device seembolise the Ossetian landscape, while the persian leopard is an iconic (but nou seriously endangered) inhabitant o the Caucasus muntains.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Gigauri, David. "FOTW Site regarding South Ossetia". Retrieved 5 Januar 2007.
  2. Tabuev, Soslan. "The State Emblem of RSO". Archived frae the original on 28 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 5 Januar 2007.