Saltillo

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Saltillo
Ceety
Ceety o Saltillo
Nickname(s): The Athens o Mexico, The Detroit o Mexico
Location o Saltillo athin the municipality
Country Mexico
State Coahuila
Foondit 1577 (Alberto del Canto)
Government
 • Mayor Jerico Abramo Masso
Elevation 1,600 m m (5,249 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Ceety 725,095
 • Metro 823,098
 • Demonym Saltillense
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Website www.saltillo.gob.mx

Saltillo (Spainyie pronunciation: [salˈtiʎo]) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o the northeastren Mexican state o Coahuila an the municipal seat o the municipality o the same name. The ceety is locatit aboot 400 km sooth o the U.S. state of Texas, an 90 km wast o Monterrey, Nuevo León.

As o the 2005 census, Saltillo haed a population o 725,095 fowk. 823,098 fowk reside athin the metropolitan area, making it the 19th biggest metro aurie in the kintra. The metro aurie comprises the municipalities o Saltillo, Ramos Arizpe, an Arteaga.

The per caipita gross domestic product the Metropolitan Zone o Saltillo is $13,936 USD. Accordin tae a 2006 rankin o 53 Mexican ceeties bi Inversionista magazine, Saltillo is the seicont best Mexican ceety tae live in.[1][unreliable soorce?]

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The follaein are sister ceeties o Saltillo:

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