Altay in brief
Altay Prefecture is in Xinjiang is on the north border of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, connected with Mongolia to the north. The Altay city is the political, ecnomic and cultural center of Altay Prefecture. The cow, horse and sheep raising take large account in the grassland farming of Altay.
Hemu Grassland and Baisha Lake Scenic Area are the main attractions of Altay district.