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Altai
Алтай тили
Altay tili
Native to Russia
Region Altai Republic (Southern Altai), Altai Krai (Northern Altai)
Ethnicity Altai, Chelkans, Telengits, Tubalar
Native speakers 57,000  (2010 census)e18
(may not all be fluent)
Language family
Turkic
  • Common Turkic
    • Siberian Turkic
      • Altai
Writing system Cyrillic
Official status
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.

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