Language of the Day for 10 September 2013Print
A language of
57,400 (2010 census). 2,000 Tuba, several thousand Kumandy, 2,000 Chalkan (Salminen 2007). Census includes Southern Altai [alt]. Ethnic population: 67,200 (including Southern Altai).
Home, community, media. Little transmission of language to children (2007). Also use Russian [rus].