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Coahuila

state in Mexico
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Coahuila is a state in north Mexico. About 2,500,000 people live there. Its capital is called Saltillo.

State of Coahuila
Flag of State of Coahuila
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Coahuila
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Mexico
CapitalSaltillo
Municipalities38
Largest CitySaltillo
Government
 • GovernorHumberto Moreira Valdés (PRI)
 • Federal DeputiesPAN: 5
PRI: 2
 • Federal SenatorsPAN: 2
PRI: 1
Area
 • Total149,982 km2 (57,908 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total2,495,200 (Ranked 17th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.8284 - high
Ranked 3rd
ISO 3166-2MX-COA
Postal abbr.Coah.
WebsiteCoahuila State Government