Alba de Tormes
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|Alba de Tormes, Spain|
|Autonomous community||Castile and León|
|Municipality||Alba de Tormes|
|• Total||46,51 km2 (1,796 sq mi)|
|Elevation||836 m (2,743 ft)|
|• Density||114,84/km2 (29,740/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Alba de Tormes is a municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. 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 and is buried there.
From the 12th to the 19th century, the monastery of San Leonardo was located outside the walls of Alba.
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