Coahuila is located in the northern of Mexico, has an area of 151,571 Km2. Which represents 7.73 % of the total area of the country.
Coahuila borders to the north with the USA; east with Nuevo Leon; south with Zacatecas; southwest with Durango; west with Chihuahua.
Coahuila offers different options to the investors for relocate or expand their operations in Mexico. This border state has the ideal logistics location to start businesses into the North American market; besides Coahuila offers a modern and a solid education platform that provides to the enterprises a train skilled and qualified workforce.
Coahuila has a total of 38 municipalities, Saltillo being its capital. The state is divided by 5 regions that are distributed as:
Coahuila de Zaragoza occupies 16th place nationwide due to its number of population.
Total State Population: 3,042,622
Men: 49.5% Women: 50.5%
Urban population 90% Rural population 10%
In the state of Coahuila, half of its territory (49%) has a dry and semi-dry climate, 46% has a very dry climate and the remaining 5% registers a temperate sub-humid climate, located in the higher parts of the southern sierras: San Antonio and Tampiquillo.
The average annual temperature is 18 to 22 ° C, the highest temperature, higher than 30 ° C, that is presented in the months of May to August and the lowest in January, which is around 4 ° C.
The rains are very scarce, they occur during the summer; The total annual precipitation is around 400 mm.
Dry and semi-dry 49%
Very dry 46%
Warm sub-humid 5%
Type Of Soil
The Surface is part of the provinces: Sierra and Plains of the North, Sierra Madre Oriental and the higher plains in North America.
The state landscape has mountains made up of sedimentary rocks (they form on beaches, rivers, oceans and where sand or mud accumulates). In the southeast is El Morro hill with 3,703 meters above sea level (msnm).
Plains have been developed, the most representative is the Mayan Desert (Laguna), and this is where the populations of Piedras Negras and Nueva Rosita are located.
In the northeast there is a series of large hills, and to the west a field of dunes (mountains of sand), the lowest area is 200 m and is located east of the entity.