The town

The basketball team is based in Trento, a city of roughly 118.000 inhabitants in northern Italy. The city is located in the Adige River valley in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, region of which it is the capital. In the 16th century, the city was location of the Council and Trent. Formerly part of Austria, it was annexed by Italy in 1919. Nowadays, Trento is famous to be an important educational and scientific centre in Italy, and its top-rank university attracts students from all over Italy, Europe and other continents