Altai Republic

What is Altai Republic known for?


singing called

paleogeography, age and origin. Altai and Khakassia Tuva’s neighbouring states, the Altai Republic to the west, and Khakassia to the northwest, have developed forms of throat singing called ‘’kai’’, or ‘’khai’’. In Altai, this is used mostly for epic poetry performance, to the accompaniment of topshur. Altai narrators ("kai-chi") perform in kargyraa, khöömei and sygyt styles, which are similar to Tuvan. They also have their own style, a very high harmonics, emerging from kargyraa. Variations of kai are called karkyra, sybysky, homei and sygyt. The first well-known kai-chi was Kalkin. '''Kemerovo Oblast''' ( wikipedia:Altai Republic Commons:Category:Altai Republic


number style

! % ! Number ! % - style "text-align:left;" Altay (Altay people) 42,213 1 42.4% 39,285 24.2% 38,019 24.2% 46,750 27.8% 50,203 29.2% 59,130 31.0% 68,027 2 33.6% 69,963 3 34.5% - style "text-align:left;" Russians 51,813 52.0% 114,209 70.4% 109,661 69.8% 110,442 65.6% 108,795 63.2% 115,188 60.4% 116,510 57.5% 114,802 56.6% - align "left" Kazakhs


amazing variety

Teleut, Tele, Telengit, Mountain Kalmuck, White Kalmuck, Black Tatar, Oirat (Oirats) Oirot. '''Altai''' (Russian (Russian phrasebook): Респу́блика Алта́й ''rees-POOB-leek-uh uhl-TIGH'') is a republic Western Siberia, which has an amazing variety of landscapes: from boundless steppes to impassable taiga forests. Understand Image:2006-07 altaj belucha.jpg


prominent modern

, Rostov (Rostov Oblast), Smolensk (Smolensk Oblast), and Voronezh Oblasts *'''Rural territory''' ( ): in Kemerovo Oblast and Tula Oblast (together with rural administrations, rural okrugs, and volosts) The Altai Republic is a region in Russia, composed primarily of ethnic Russians and Altaians. Prominent modern performers include Alexei G. Kalkin, who performs epics like ''Maadai Kara''. The '''Biya River''' (


poetry performance

paleogeography, age and origin. Altai and Khakassia Tuva’s neighbouring states, the Altai Republic to the west, and Khakassia to the northwest, have developed forms of throat singing called ‘’kai’’, or ‘’khai’’. In Altai, this is used mostly for epic poetry performance, to the accompaniment of topshur. Altai narrators ("kai-chi") perform in kargyraa, khöömei and sygyt styles, which are similar to Tuvan. They also have their own style, a very high harmonics, emerging from kargyraa. Variations of kai are called karkyra, sybysky, homei and sygyt. The first well-known kai-chi was Kalkin. '''Kemerovo Oblast''' ( wikipedia:Altai Republic Commons:Category:Altai Republic


style quot

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great local

instruments for directing the flow of cosmic energy into the Earth. Thus, there is great local indignation about the excavation and removal of the Siberian Ice Maiden, an extraordinary 2,500-year-old mummy that had been preserved in permafrost. Gorno-Altaisk is the location of National Museum of Altai Republic, which houses the mummy "Altai Princess". National Library of the Republic of Altai, the National Theatre of the Republic of Altai


significant presence

Prefecture . At the 2000 census, Altay was the only major subdivision of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture with an ethnic Kazakh (Kazakhs) majority (about 51%). In 2007 it had a GDP of RMB (Renminbi) 9.9 billion with a 12% growth rate. It is also shares international border with the neighboring Altai Republic, Russia. R1a R1a is typical in populations of Eastern Europe, Indian Subcontinent and parts of Central Asia. It has a significant presence in Northern


people speaking

Republic (Southern Altay), Altai Krai (Northern Altay) speakers 20,000 '''Altay''' (also '''Altai''') is a language of the Turkic (Turkic languages) group of languages. It is an official language of Altai Republic, Russia. The language was called '''Oyrot''' prior to 1948. There were ca. 67,900 people speaking this language in 2002. Geographical distribution Altay is spoken primarily in the Altai Republic (Southern Altay) and Altai Krai (Northern Altay). From


rock paintings

is to get marshrutka or bus from Biysk or Barnaul. Taxi from Biysk is quite cheap too. Get around Marshrutka is the most common way of public travel there. It is a kind of bigger taxi, which goes once it gets full. Hitchhiking (Tips for hitchhiking) is quite common too. Sometimes you can stop even a child on a horse. See thumb 150px Border between Altai Republic and Altai Krai (Image:Altaiborder.jpg) *KM723-732 from Novosibirsk: A series of ancient (10,000BC) rock

paintings and carvings can be seen on the main road that passes through the Altai Republic. Itineraries Do Eat Eat at cafes, which are cheap and quite good. Cafes are common all around Russia and can be seen even in small villages. Drink Stay safe *Be aware of ticks, mainly in summer. *The region is prone to earthquakes. Stay healthy Tap water is considered unsafe for drinking, and should be avoided. Being one of Russia's poorest regions, only 60% of the area's

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