Coahuila

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State of Coahuila
Flag of State of Coahuila
Coat of arms of State of Coahuila
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 27°18′08″N 102°02′41″W / 27.3022°N 102.0447°W / 27.3022; -102.0447Coordinates: 27°18′08″N 102°02′41″W / 27.3022°N 102.0447°W / 27.3022; -102.0447
CountryMexico
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

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