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Coahuila
Estado Libre y Soberano
de Coahuila de Zaragoza
State

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Anthem: Himno Coahuilense
State o Coahuila athin Mexico
Coordinates: 27°18′08″N 102°02′41″W / 27.30222°N 102.04472°W / 27.30222; -102.04472
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Saltillo
Lairgest Ceety Torreon
Municipalities 38
Admission 7 Mey 1824[1]
Order 16t[a]
Government
 • Govrenor Ruben Moreira Valdez PRI
 • Senators[2] Guillermo Anaya PAN
Ernesto Saro B. PRI
Jesús María Ramón PRI
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 151,563 km2 (58,519 sq mi)
  Ranked 3rd
Highest elevation[5] 3,710 m (12,170 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 2,748,391
 • Rank 16t
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
 • Density rank 26t
Demonym Coahuilense
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 25 - 27
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-COA
HDI Increase 0.850 High Ranked 9t
GDP US$ 21,556,311.01 mil[b]
Website Official Website

^ a. Joined tae the federation unner the name o Coahuila y Texas an aw recognized as Coahuila y Tejas.

^ b. The state's GDP was 275,920,781 million o pesos in 2008,[7] amoont correspondin tae 21,556,311.01 millon of dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

Coahuila, formally Coahuila de Zaragoza (Spainyie pronunciation: [koaˈwila ðe saɾaˈɣosa]), officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Coahuila de Zaragoza (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o Coahuila de Zaragoza) is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, compose the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. The state is locatit in Northeastren Mexico.

Coahuila borders the Mexican states o Nuevo León tae the east, Zacatecas an San Luis Potosí tae the sooth, an Durango an Chihuahua tae the wast. Tae the north, Coahuila accoonts for a 512 kilometres (318 mi) stretch o the U.S. - Mexico border, adjacent tae the Unitit States state o Texas alang the course o the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte). Wi an aurie o 151,563 square kilometres (58,519 sq mi), it is the naition's third-lairgest state. It comprises 38 municipalities (municipios). In 2010, Coahuila's population is 2,655,187 inhabitants.

The caipital o Coahuila is Saltillo, an its lairgest ceety is Torreón. Coahuila an aw includes the ceeties o Monclova (a umwhile state caipital), Piedras Negras, an Ciudad Acuña.

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

Frae the Nahuatl Kuahuilan an aw Cuahuilan (Place o the Trees). The researcher Vito Alessio Robles gave the feenal translation tae the wird Coahuila.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "La diputación provincial y el federalismo mexicano" (in Spanish). 
  2. "Senadores por Coahuila LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Coahuila". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  6. "Proyecciones de la población de México 2005-2050". Consejo Nacional de Población. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  7. "Coahuila.". 2010. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano.". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 

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