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Country: Flag of Mexico Mexico
Population: 2,800,000
Seat: Saltillo
Licence Plate: Coahuila

Coahuila is a Mexican federal state located in the north of the country. It borders the U.S. state of Texas to the north, Nuevo León to the east, Zacatecas to the south, and Durango and Chihuahua to the west. Its capital, is Saltillo, which is close to Nuevo León and Monterrey, while its largest city is Torreón, close to the border to Durango. Other important cities include Monclova in the center-east, and Piedras Negras and Ciudad Acuña at the U.S. border (crossing possible). Apart from these cities, the population density in Coahuila is pretty low, especially in the Chihuahua desert in the west of the state.