- Massa d'Albe
Massa d'Albe — Comune — Comune di Massa d'Albe
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Coordinates: Coordinates: Country Italy Region Abruzzo Province L'Aquila (AQ) Frazioni Borgo Quattordici, Borgo Ottomila Government - Mayor Augusto Costa Area - Total 68.33 km2 (26.4 sq mi) Elevation 865 m (2,838 ft) Population (1 January 2007) - Total 1,566 - Density 22.9/km2 (59.4/sq mi) Demonym Massetani Time zone CET (UTC+1) - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2) Postal code 67050 Dialing code 0863 Patron saint Simplicius, Constantius, and Victorianus Saint day 26 August
The town was founded in the 14th century by the inhabitants of the ancient Alba Fucens, whose remains are in the area. The current comune was formed after 1915 by the union of two former comuni, Masa and Corona, destroyed by an earthquake.
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