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Matamoros, Coahuila

Full nameMatamoros
Settlement typeMunicipal seat
Total Population48511 (2005)

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Matamoros is a city and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name located in the southwestern part of the state of Coahuila in Mexico. It lies directly east of the larger city and municipality of Torreón, and is a part of a larger metropolitan area that includes the municipalities of Torreón in Coahuila in addition to Gómez Palacio and Lerdo in the adjacent state of Durango.

At the 2005 census the city had a population of 48,511 inhabitants, while the municipality had a population of 99,707. The municipality has an area of 1,003.7 km2 (387.53 sq mi), which includes many small outlying communities, the largest of which is the town of San Antonio del Coyote.

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