autonomous province of trento
provincia autonoma di trento
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map highlighting the location of the trentino in italy
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trentino, officially the autonomous province of trento, is an autonomous province of italy, in the country's far north. the trentino and south tyrol constitute the region of trentino-alto adige/südtirol, an autonomous region under the constitution. the province is divided into 177 comuni (municipalities). its capital is the city of trento. the province covers an area of more than 6,000 km2 (2,300 sq mi), with a total population of about 540,000. trentino is renowned for its mountains, such as the dolomites, which are part of the alps.