Altai Territory


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Altai Territory

or

Altay Territory,

administrative division (1995 pop. 2,697,200), c.102,400 sq mi (265,220 sq km), S central Siberian Russia. BarnaulBarnaul
, city (1989 pop. 602,000), capital of Altai Territory, SW Siberian Russia, on the Ob River. A port and major railway junction, Barnaul is in the heart of the Kulunda steppe, an agricultural area where wheat, corn, and sugar beets are grown.
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 is the capital. It is drained by the Upper Ob River and traversed by the TurkSib and South Siberian railroads. To the southeast is the Altai RepublicAltai Republic
or Altay Republic
, constituent republic (1990 est. pop. 190,000), 35,800 sq mi (92,722 sq km), SE Siberian Russia. Bordering on Mongolia in the south, it contains most of the Altai Mts. and is drained by the Biya, Katun, and Chuya rivers.
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, a former subdivision of the region. The fertile Kulunda steppe, where spring wheat, oats, corn, and sugar beets are grown, is in the western part of the territory. Major cities, besides Barnaul, include BiyskBiysk
, city (1989 pop. 233,000), S central Siberian Russia, on the Biya River. A port and the terminus of a branch of the Turkistan-Siberia RR, Biysk manufactures food-processing equipment and was the site of a large defense plant during the Soviet era.
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 and Chesnokovka.
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Thanks to this, the total amount of grants received by eight organizations of the Altai Territory amounted to more than 25 million rubles, which had a positive impact on the competitiveness of Russian goods in foreign markets.
According to her, the Altai Territory is engaged in mechanical engineering, wood processing, and the region is considered the breadbasket of Siberia, since it ranks 1st in the Russian Federation in terms of the size the sowing land area.
Besides, the businessmen participated in individual talks, the Altai Territory press service reported.
The basis for writing this article were the results of fundamental scientific development, monographs of the national and foreign scientists, studying guidelines, analytical materials of periodicals and scientific collections, local regulatory and legal acts of Altai territory.
The stand of the Altai Territory occupied 800 square meters and was the largest at the exhibition.
The construction of the new building is a concrete result of the work on the execution in the Altai Territory of the orders of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin.
Simultaneously with the complexes in the Altai Territory, the second road train "Zdorovye" operates, which includes specialists, the need for which is on the ground.
From 12 to 19 March, more than 600 teenagers will be examined for 12 years in the Pervomaisky district of the Altai Territory within the framework of the new medical project of the Altai Territory "Healthy Child's Heart".
Supply of sanatorium-resort vouchers for retired judges to the altai territory state budgetary establishment "ob" sanatorium (barnaul, altai territory)
Altogether, Altay food products and products to the health of the Altai Territory are represented by 26 food and processing enterprises of the Altai Territory.
The Altai Territory is the only region in the country where a special system for encouraging dairy cattle workers has been developed.
The trading and manufacturing company Barnaulsky Pishiverik launched a pork production line in Klochki village of the Rebrikhinsky district of the Altai Territory.