News

07/11/ 2014
State program in the sphere of natural management and protection of the enviroment is confirmed in the region and is counted on 2015-2020 years.
06/11/ 2014
First stage of online voting for green symbols of Russia will be finished on 31 October. According to its results Altai Krai will be represented by red arrowwood.
05/11/ 2014
The eight world massage championship is finished in Moscow. Oksana Vikulova and Sergey Polyakov took part in it, health center staff "Russia" of Belokurikha town, absolute winners of massage championship of Siberia, which was held in the limits of Siberian International Forume By Health-Improving And Medical Tourism in September of a current year.
30/10/ 2014
Tomorrow in the State Museum Of History Of Literature, Art And Culture of Altai will be opened an exposition photo works of winners of international contest "Animate Nature Of Altai" - it is an original result of creative contest.
29/10/ 2014
Special composition runs through Biysk, where conductors mastered skills of guides. The project "Our town in the window of tram" is realized together with Biysk tram administration and Altai Colledge Industrial Technologies And Business.
28/10/ 2014
In 45 days in Altai Kray starts the holiday "Altai Winter". It will be held for the first time and every year it will open new winter tourist season. The main constituent of the holiday- business program, excursion to swan lakes, and cultural entertaining events.
27/10/ 2014
Altai Kray was included in three best in a nomination "Region for trips through Russia" and also "The project of the year in a sphere of ecotourism". Who will be a laureate will be known at the ceremony of award on 1 December in Moscow.
24/10/ 2014
In 2014 Altai Regional Department Of Russian Geographical Society started a new project "Travelling to the region of clean water"
The aim of the project is to foster in the rising generation consideration for water, to attract teachers and students to solve water ecological and geographical problems of Altai Kray. The project includes several stages.
23/10/ 2014
A new concert hall “Sibir’” will be opened on 4 November, informs the Directorate of Altai Kray by Culture and Archival Work. It is created for two leading creative collectives of the region-Altai State Orchestra “Sibir’’ of E.I. Borisova and State Youth Ensemble of Songs and Dance of Altai.
Altay region

Geographische Lage der Altai Region

Die Altai Region liegt im Südosten des westlichen Sibiriens an der Grenze des Kontinentalasiens und 3419 Kilometer weit von Moskau entfernt. Die Fläche der Altai Region beträgt 168 000 km².

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Die Altai Region ist durch ihre mannigfaltige Landschaften bekannt. Im Norden und im Westen breiten sich die endlosen Steppen. An südlichen Grenzen nimmt seinen Anfang der einzigartige Streifenwald. Im Norden türmen sich die majestätischen Berge des Altai.

Climate

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In der Altai Region herrscht gemäßigt kontinentales Klima, das in Folge der häufigen Änderungen der Luftmassen gebildet wurde.

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Die Jahreszeiten der Altai Region sind nicht vorhersagbar. Im Sommer steht am Morgen Nebel, am Mittag herrscht Hitze und in der Nacht kommt ein Gewitter.

Snow and winter

Der Schnee bedeckt den Boden erst Mitte November und fängt an zu schmelzen Anfang April. Die Niederschlagsmenge beträgt 40-60 cm.

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Der Winter im Altai dauert eine lange Zeit und bringt viel Schnee und strenge Fröste. Eines Winters bauen die Kinder kleine und große Schneemänner überall,  und anderes Winters ist der Boden mit Schnee kaum bedeckt. Aber jeden Winter fahren alle Ski, laufen Schlittschuhe oder rodeln.


 
Altai is rich in mineral waters and curative mud.
On their basis was developed sanatorium system. Resort Belokuriha widely uses sources with weak radon subthermal weakly mineralized nitrogen-siliceous waters, mineral deposits are developed ZAVYALOVSKY medical table groundwater mud Yarovoye small lake, preparing for the development of the field of therapeutic mud Lake Bitter-ZAVYALOVSKY and Mormyshanskoe.
Fact
Since 1786 Altai has been developing stone-cutting industry.Famous "Tsarina of Vases» was made of jasper in Kolyvan', which now adorns one of the halls of the Hermitage .
 
Check Altai Territory began
in VIII century
Young Russian metal required for the production of weapons and coins. Ural breeder Akinfiy Demidov founded in 1729 the first metallurgical plant - Kolyvano Voskresenskiy. Rudniy Altai was rich in silver. Clerks of Demidov started production in 1744. As the result there was establishment of feudal mining based on serf and artisan labor
Health and Beauty

Die Flora der Altairegion zählt 1184 Arten von Pflanzen, darunter mehr als 100 Heilpflanzen, deren Verwendung in Medizin offiziell erlaubt ist.

Das sind: Rosenwurzel,  Maralwurzel,  Süßklee,  Nord-ostasiatische Pfingstrose,  Echtes Süßholz u.s.w.  Es gibt auch solche Heilpflanzen, deren Kultur zu kompliziert ist und deren Naturvorräte die einzige Quelle der Rohstoffe für Heilmittelproduktion darstellen. Das sind Adonisröschen, Preiselbeere, Sumpfcalmus, Nuphar lutea.

Unique phenomenon
In Altai One Can Observe Unique Natural Phenomenon - Bloom Maralnik5III3532_283.jpg