Alba de Tormes

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Alba de Tormes is a municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. The town is on the River Tormes upstream from the city of Salamanca. Alba gave its name to one of Spain's most important dukedoms. St Teresa of Ávila died at a convent she founded in the town.

From the 12th century to the 19th, the monastery of San Leonardo was located outside the walls of Alba.


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Coordinates: 40°50′N 5°30′W / 40.833°N 5.500°W / 40.833; -5.500