Altai region - the subject of the Russian Federation, is part of the Siberian Federal District. Formed September 28, 1937. The administrative center - Barnaul.
It is bordered to the south and west of the East Kazakhstan and Pavlodar regions of Kazakhstan, in the north and north-east of Novosibirsk and Kemerovo regions, in the south-east - with the Republic of Altai.
Altai Territory is the 22nd Russian region in terms of population, 22 th region in the occupied area and has a code of the Russian Federation 22