Besenello

Besenello (German: Pysein or Bisein) is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of Trento. It is located at the entrance of the Vallagarina. The main attraction is the Castel Beseno, the largest fortified structure in Trentino and the Romanesque church of Sant'Agata.

Besenello
Comune di Besenello

Coat of arms
Location of Besenello
Besenello
Location of Besenello in Italy
Besenello
Besenello (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 45°56′N 11°7′E
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceTrentino (TN)
FrazioniAcquaviva, Compet, Dietrobeseno, Golla, Màsera, Ondertòl, Posta Veccia, Sottocastello
Government
  MayorCarmen Manfrini
Area
  Total26.0 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
Elevation
218 m (715 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2007)[2]
  Total2,273
  Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Beseneloti
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
38060
Dialing code0464
Patron saintSt. Agatha
Saint day5 February
WebsiteOfficial website

Besenello borders the following municipalities: Trento, Vigolo Vattaro, Bosentino, Vattaro, Aldeno, Centa San Nicolò, Calliano, Nomi, and Folgaria.

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