|Gorno-Altaisk is a city in Russia, administrative center of the Altai Republic. Located in the foothills of the Altai mountains, on the river Mima. Located in 3641 km from Moscow. The city's economy represented by light, printing, food industry, engineering, Metalworking, developed the production of construction materials. The population of 56 thousand people, 57,41% of Russian, of 30.64% Altaians, 5,97% of the Kazakhs.
Telephone code: 7 388 22. Postcode: 649000. Car code: 04.
Based in 1824 year, the place of settlement of Teleuts. Originally called the village Ulala, the name given to the river Ulala (from the Altai words "great"). In 1928 year he received the city status. In 1932 year was renamed oyrot-Tura, which means "City of EUROTOP". In 1948 has received the name Gorno-Altaisk. The name was given in connection with the change of the ethnic name eurota Altaic, and also due to the location in the foothills of the Altai mountains.