Occupation Of Saltillo, Coahuila

Saltillo is the capital city of the northeastern Mexican state of Coahuila and the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name.

The city is located at 400km south of the U.S. state of Texas, and 90km west of Monterrey, Nuevo León.

As of the 2005 census, Saltillo had a population of 633,667 people, rising to 725,259 if the full Metropolitan Area is considered, making it the 20th biggest metro area in the country. The metro area comprises the municipalities of Saltillo, Ramos Arizpe, and Arteaga. The municipality of Saltillo had a population of 648,929. The Gross Domestic Product per capita in the Metropolitan Zone of Saltillo is one of the highest in Mexico with $13,936 USD. According to the ranking of the Inversionista magazine of 2006, Saltillo is the best Mexican city to live in, chosen from more than 53 Mexican cities.

Occupation by the U.S. Army.