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
The Athens of Mexico, The Detroit of Mexico
Location of Saltillo within the municipality
Coordinates: 25°25′23″N 100°59′31″W / 25.42306°N 100.99194°W Coordinates: 25°25′23″N 100°59′31″W / 25.42306°N 100.99194°W Country Mexico State Coahuila Founded July 25, 1577 Founded as Villa de Santiago del Saltillo Founded by Alberto del Canto • Mayor José María Fraustro Siller Elevation 1,600 m (5,250 ft) • City 807,537  • Metro 923,636  • Demonym Saltillense Time zone UTC−6 ( CST) • Summer ( DST) UTC−5 ( CDT) Website www.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.