|Città di Montesilvano|
|• Mayor||Francesco Maragno (Forza Italia (FI))|
|• Total||23 km2 (9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|Population (30 September 2014)|
|• Total||53 408|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||65015 - 65016|
|Patron saint||Sant'Antonio di Padova|
The town is located on the Adriatic Sea and offers a wide choice of accommodation (hotels, rental flats, B&B) and entertainment both for Italian and foreign tourists.
Montesilvano is situated immediately north of Pescara, to which it is physically connected. Montesilvano is divided into Montesilvano Marina and Montesilvano Colle. The former is the lively, crowded seaside resort; the latter the original medieval comune and citadel. The mouths of the Piomba and the Saline rivers are directly north of the town.
Notes and references
The father of entertainer Dean Martin was born in Montesilvano.
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