Povo

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Povo
Center of Povo, University and FBK in foreground
Center of Povo, University and FBK in foreground
Povo is located in Italy
Povo
Povo
Location of Povo in Italy
Coordinates: 46°3′58″N 11°9′16″E / 46.06611°N 11.15444°E / 46.06611; 11.15444
Country Italy
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceTrentino
ComuneTrento
Area
 • Total15.47 km2 (5.97 sq mi)
Elevation
398 m (1,306 ft)
Population
(31.12.2009)[1]
 • Total5,571
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Demonym(s)poèri
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
38123
Dialing code0461
Patron saintSt. Paul and St. Andrew
Saint dayTrento: 26 June (Vigilius of Trent)

Povo is a suburb of Trento, in Trentino, northern Italy.

Geography[edit]

Povo is about three kilometers away from the city on the east side of the valley at the foot of mountains Marzola and Celva. Povo is crossed by rio Salè, a tributary of Fersina stream. Povo is divided into 9 fractions: Salè, Sprè, Pantè, Graffiano, Oltrecastello, Celva, Borino, Cimirlo mountain pass and Gabbiolo.

Education[edit]

Povo is home to the scientific and engineering schools of the University of Trento and to several research centres.

The following departments, formerly members of the (discontinued) Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences and Faculty of Engineering of the University of Trento, are based in Povo:

Other scientific institutions in the frazione include:

Twin towns[edit]

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