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Trentino–Alto Adige

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Trentino–Alto Adige (trāntēˈnō-älˈtō äˈdējā) [key], region (1991 est. pop. 890,360), 5,256 sq mi (13,613 sq km), N Italy, bordering on Switzerland in the northwest and on Austria in the north. From 1919 to 1947 it was called Venezia Tridentina. Trent (Ital. Trento ) is the capital of the region.

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