Trentino is, along with South Tyrol, one of the two provinces which make up the region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, which is designated an autonomous region under the constitution. The province is divided into 217 comuni (municipalities). Its capital is the town of Trento, historically known in English as Trent. The province covers an area of more than , with a total population of about 0.5 million. Trentino is renowned for its mountains, such as the Dolomites, which are part of the Alps.
Lying directly south of the province of Bolzano, the province of Trento covers an area of 6,214 sq.km. It is bordered to the north by the province of Bolzano, to the west by the region of Lombardy and to the east by the region of Veneto. Trento Province
Province of Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige The province is very mountainous and is renowned for its stunning landscapes and the quality of its snow which makes it a lucrative and popular destination for skiers. The whole province is dotted with well equipped ski resorts and miles of ski slopes.