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|Comune di Alba Adriatica|
Alba Adriatica town hall
|Frazioni||Basciani, Casasanta, Villa Fiore|
|• Mayor||Tonia Piccioni (since May, 2013)|
|• Total||9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Saint Euphemia|
|Saint day||September 16|
It is known as one of the "seven sisters" of the northern Abruzzo coast, i.e. the seven coastal towns in the province of Teramo, the other six being (from north to south) Martinsicuro, Tortoreto, Giulianova, Roseto degli Abruzzi, Silvi Marina and Pineto.
It is also nicknamed Spiaggia d'argento (Silver Beach) because of the high quality standard of its beach, which earned the town the European Blue Flag in years 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
The comune of Alba Adriatica was created in 1956 by splitting it off from Tortoreto.
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