Coat o airms o Sooth Ossetie

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There are currently twa entities claimin tae be the government o Sooth Ossetie, the partially-recognised Republic o Sooth Ossetie an the pro-Georgie Provisional Administration o Sooth Ossetie .

Republic o Sooth Ossetie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Emblem o the Sooth Ossetian Republic

The naitional emblem uised bi the Government 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 "Республикæ Хуссар Ирыстон" belaw the seal. The colours o the banner o Sooth Ossetie, white, red, an yellow are uised in smawer circles on either side an are similar 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 similar tae the emblem o North Ossetie-Alanie [1] i.e. a red disk wi a yellow snaw leopard wi black spots standin on a yellow grund an wi seiven white muntains in the backgrund. The muntains on the device seembolize 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 2007-01-05. 
  2. Tabuev, Soslan. "The State Emblem of RSO". Retrieved 2007-01-05.