Saltillo

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Saltillo
From top to bottom and from left to right: Fernando Soler City Theater, Saltillo Cathedral, Plaza de la Nueva Tlaxcala, Government Palace, Palace of the Congress of the State of Coahuila, Museum of the Birds of Mexico and Panoramic of the city.
From top to bottom and from left to right: Fernando Soler City Theater, Saltillo Cathedral, Plaza de la Nueva Tlaxcala, Government Palace, Palace of the Congress of the State of Coahuila, Museum of the Birds of Mexico and Panoramic of the city.
Coat of arms of Saltillo
Nickname(s): 
The Athens of Mexico, The Detroit of Mexico
Location of Saltillo within the municipality
Location of Saltillo within the municipality
Coordinates: 25°25′23″N 100°59′31″W / 25.42306°N 100.99194°W / 25.42306; -100.99194Coordinates: 25°25′23″N 100°59′31″W / 25.42306°N 100.99194°W / 25.42306; -100.99194
CountryMexico Mexico
StateFlag of Coahuila.svg Coahuila
FoundedJuly 25, 1577
Founded asVilla de Santiago del Saltillo
Founded byAlberto del Canto
Government
 • MayorJosé María Fraustro Siller
Elevation
1,600 m (5,250 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • City807,537[1]
 • Metro
923,636[1]
 • Demonym
Saltillense
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Websitewww.saltillo.gob.mx

Saltillo is the capital and largest city in the northeastern Mexican state of Coahuila. It is also the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name. In 2015, 807,537 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Número de habitantes. Coahuila de Zaragoza". www.cuentame.inegi.org.mx. Archived from the original on January 27, 2018. Retrieved January 27, 2018.