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Full nameSantiago de la Monclova
Official nameSantiago de la Monclova
Settlement typeMunicipio
Founded25 July 1577
Presidente MunicipalDr. Armando Castro (PRI)
Elevation2034.1 ft (620 m)
Total Population216206 (2010)
Metro (pop.)294191
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CST (UTC-5)
Codigo Postal25700
Area code+52-866

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Santiago de la Monclova, more commonly known as just Monclova in everyday speech, is a city and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. According to the 2010 INEGI census there were 198,819 inhabitants in the city and 216,206 in the municipality. Its metropolitan area (Monclova, Frontera, Castaños) had 294,191 inhabitants and has a population density of 29.88 inhabitants per square kilometers. Monclova is the third largest city in Coahuila (after Saltillo and Torreón).

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