Altay, Altayskiy Kray, and Khakasiya; Gorno-Altai Ao mountains, along Mongolia and China border.
Chalkan, Kumandy, Tuba. No comprehension of Southern Altai [alt]. Considered a separate language. Teleut may be a separate language.
Home, community, media. Little transmission of language to children (Salminen 2007). Also use Russian [rus].
Cyrillic script [Cyrl].