Alba, Province of Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Alba is an important town in the area called Langhe. Famous for the white truffle, peach and wine production, as well as for the confectionery group Ferrero. Alba's sister city is in Medford, Oregon.
Altitude: m a.s.l -- Population: ca. 30,000 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 12051 -- Phone Area Code: 0173 -- Patron Saint: celebrated on -- Frazioni & Località: -- GPS Coordinates: -- Useful Links: official website of the Comune of Alba
The town is on the site of the ancient Alba Pompeia, probably founded by Pompeius Strabo while constructing a road from Aquae Statiellae (Acqui) to Augusta Taurinorum (Turin). Alba was the birthplace of the Roman emperor Pertinax.
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