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Encyclopedia > Province of Trento
Province of Trento
Nation  Italy
Region Trentino-South Tyrol
Capital Trento
Area 6,207 kmĀ²
Population (2001) 477,359
Density 77
Municipalities 223
Vehicle Registration TN
Postal Code 38100
Telephone Prefix 0461, 0464, 0463
ISTAT 022
President Lorenzo Dellai
Map highlighting the location of Trento in Italy

Trento (Italian: Provincia autonoma di Trento, German: Autonome Provinz Trient) is an autonomous province in the autonomous Trentino-South Tyrol region of Italy. The territory of the province equals to southern part of historic Trentino region. Its capital is the city of Trento. Image File history File links Escut_Trentino. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Trentino-South Tyrol (German and Ladin: Trentino-Südtirol, Italian: Trentino-Alto Adige) is an Autonomous Region in Northern Italy. ... Trento, in English sometimes called Trent, Italian Trento (TREN-to), German Trient (tree-ENT), Latin Tridentum, is an Italian city located in the Adige river valley in the Trentino-South Tyrol region. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Prior to 1994 and resuming in 1999, Italian car number plates bear an alphabetic code which tells in which province the automobile was registered. ... Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT) is the Italian national statistical institute, roughly corresponding to the United States Census Bureau. ... Image File history File links Trento_posizione. ... In Italy, the province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of an intermediate level, between municipality (comune) and region (Regione). ... Trentino-South Tyrol (German and Ladin: Trentino-Südtirol, Italian: Trentino-Alto Adige) is an Autonomous Region in Northern Italy. ... Trento, in English sometimes called Trent, Italian Trento (TREN-to), German Trient (tree-ENT), Latin Tridentum, is an Italian city located in the Adige river valley in the Trentino-South Tyrol region. ...


It has an area of 6,207 sq km, and a total population of 477,017 (2001). There are 223 communes in the province (source: Italian institute of statistics Istat, see this link).


Geography

Trentino is an almost entirely mountainous province with a main dale crossing it in its center. This valley is called Valle dell'Adige (Adige Valley), named after the river flowing within it, Adige river, called Etsch in German. The principal towns of Trentino lay on the Adige Valley as it is the largest one and has been a historical passage connecting Italy with Northern Europe. Among other important valleys we find Val di Non, known for its apple production, Val di Sole, Val Giudicarie, which has been historically contended by Trento and Brescia, Val di Fiemme and many others. Adige (Italian; Etsch in German) is a river with its source in the region of South Tyrol, Italy. ...


Towns & Villages

A small town situated in Val Rendena in the northern Italian Alps at an alitude of 800m, within the Province of Trento. ... Rovereto - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Riva is: Riva, a line of graphics cards made by NVIDIA Corporation. ... Trento, in English sometimes called Trent, Italian Trento (TREN-to), German Trient (tree-ENT), Latin Tridentum, is an Italian city located in the Adige river valley in the Trentino-South Tyrol region. ...

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Europe | Italy | Trentino-South Tyrol
South Tyrol | Trento

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