Arco is a comune in the province of Trento in Italy. As of 2006 Arco had an estimated population of 16,023. Tourism thrives in this area, particularly Windsurfing, on nearby Lago di Garda and rock climbing. The town is surrounded on one side by sheer limestone cliffs jutting up like a wall protecting it and its ancient hilltop castle.
Worldcup climbing competitions are held in the towns outdoor artificial wall. Mountainbiking is popular in the town and international bikers, primarily Germans ascending over the Austrian Brenner Pass, flock here. Opposite the castle is a wide green valley full of vines and citrus fruits. The town also has aggro-chemical plants lining the river Sarca (fiume sarca) towards the Lake. The Autonomous Province of Trento, also referred to in English as Trentino (from the Italian name of the Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol), is an autonomous province of Italy. In the local languages, typically the word Trentin is used. The Province of Trento is one of the two provinces which make up Italy's region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, which itself is an autonomous region.
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