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Trento About this sound listen  (traditional English: Trent;

Italian: Trento, pronounced [ˈtrɛnto] or [ˈtrento]; local

dialects: Trènt; German: Trient) is an Italian city located in

the Adige River valley in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol. It is

the capital of Trentino. In the 16th century the city was the

location of the Council of Trent.

Trento is a major educational, scientific, financial and

political centre in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol and Northern

Italy in general. The University of Trento ranks highly out of

Italy's top 30 colleges, coming 1st in the Italian Ministry of

Education ranking, 1st in Engineering area according to Censis

-La Repubblica ranking and 5th in the Il Sole 24 Ore ranking of

Italian universities, and amongst the 500 best in the world

according to the Times Higher Education, coming 252nd.[4] The

city contains a picturesque Medieval and Renaissance historic

centre, with ancient buildings such as Trento Cathedral and the

Castello del Buonconsiglio.

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Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol consists of two provinces: Trento and Bolzano-Bozen. The region was part of Austria-Hungary (and its predecessor, the Austrian Empire) from 1815 until its annexation by Italy in 1919. Together with the Austrian state of Tyrol it is represented by the Euroregion Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino.More informations on Wikipedia