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Full nameCoahuila
Native nameEstado Libre y Soberano
de Coahuila de Zaragoza
Settlement typeState
AnthemHimno Coahuilense
Largest CitySaltillo
AdmissionMay 7, 1824
GovernorJorge Torres López
SenatorsGuillermo Anaya
Ernesto Saro B.
Jesús María Ramón
DeputiesFederal Deputies
• Héctor Fernández
• Héctor Franco López
• Noé Fernando Garza
• Hugo Martínez
• Tereso Medina
• Ignacio Moreira
• Miguel Ángel Riquelme
• Melchor Sánchez
• Francisco Saracho
• Jesús Ramírez
• Tomasa Vives
• Telma Guajardo
• Elsa Martínez
Total Area58503.3 sq mi (151563 km2)
Highest Elevation12171.9 ft (3710 m)
Total Population2748391 (16th) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (26th) (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code25 - 27
Area codeArea codes
• 842
• 844
• 861
• 862
• 864
• 866
• 867
• 869
• 871
• 872
• 873
• 877
• 878
ISO 3166 codeMX-COA
HDI(+) 0.850 High Ranked 9th
GDPUS$ 21,556,311.01 mil 

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Coahuila, formally Coahuila de Zaragoza (-eskoaˈwila ðe saɾaˈɣosa), officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Coahuila de Zaragoza ( ) is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. The state is located in Northeastern Mexico.

Coahuila borders the Mexican states of Nuevo León to the east, Zacatecas and San Luis Potosí to the south, and Durango and Chihuahua to the west. To the north, Coahuila accounts for a 512 km (318.1 mi) stretch of the U.S. - Mexico border, adjacent to the United States state of Texas along the course of the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte). With an area of 151563 km2 (58518.8 sqmi), it is the nation's third-largest state. It comprises 38 municipalities (municipios). In 2010, Coahuila's population is 2,655,187 inhabitants.

The capital of Coahuila is Saltillo, and its largest city is Torreón. Coahuila also includes the cities of Monclova (a former state capital), Piedras Negras, and Ciudad Acuña.

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