|Region||Altai Republic (Southern Altai), Altai Krai (Northern Altai)|
|Ethnicity||Altai, Chelkans, Telengits, Tubalar|
|57,000 (2010 census)|
(may not all be fluent)
Official language in
|Altai Republic (Russia)|
The Altai language is the native language Altai people and also the official language of the Altai Republic, one of the Republican Federations of Russia located in Siberia. This language is from the Turkic languages sub-group.