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|Città di Pescara|
Clockwise, from top: Port of Pescara and Gran Sasso d'Italia, Church of the Sacred Heart, Aurum Museum, Palazzo di Città, Palazzo Imperato and Fountain La Nave
HÆC EST CIVITAS ATERNI PORTA APRUTII ET SERA REGNI (Latin)
"This is the city of Aternum, gate of Abruzzi and border of the Kingdom"
|• Total||34.36 km2 (13.27 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||180 m (590 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
(30 September 2018)
|• Density||3,479.5/km2 (9,011.7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||Saint Cetteus|
|Saint day||10 October|
Pescara is an Italian city in Abruzzo of 123,400 inhabitants. In 1957, the only Pescara Formula One Grand Prix was held, and won by British driver, Stirling Moss. It was the longest ever Formula One track, using over 16 mi (26 km) of local roads. It was first used for motor car racing in 1924, and closed in 1961.
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Gabriele D'Annunzio's birthplace house.
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