Type Political Subdivision & Mountain
Scripts Алтай(Mongolian Cyrillic, Altai, Russian, Kazakh)
Other Forms FormsAltay
Combination of Mongolian алт (alt) meaning "gold" and тай (tay) meaning "with" (wholly meaning "the mountain with gold"). The Altai Republic is a federal subject north of Mongolia in Russia. The Altai Mountains are mountain ranges running through Central Asia.