Zaragoza Municipality, Coahuila


Zaragoza Municipality, Coahuila
Zaragoza
—  Municipality  —
Municipality of Zaragoza in Coahuila
Zaragoza is located in Mexico
Zaragoza
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°28′31″N 100°55′10″W / 28.47528°N 100.91944°W / 28.47528; -100.91944Coordinates: 28°28′31″N 100°55′10″W / 28.47528°N 100.91944°W / 28.47528; -100.91944
Country  Mexico
State Coahuila
Municipal seat Zaragoza
Area
 – Total 8,183.5 km2 (3,159.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 – Total 12,411
Website Official site

Zaragoza is one of the 38 municipalities of Coahuila, a state in north-eastern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Zaragoza. The municipality covers an area of 8183.5 km².

Zaragoza has an abundance of natural resources like fluoride, silver and lead. Zaragoza's local economy consists of agriculture, some industry, livestock, tourism and commercial/retail.

It is one of the cities in the "5 manantiales" (5 springs) region in northern Coahuila. The celebrations commemorating Zaragoza's founding on 1 February 1753 are a popular attraction, and feature a traditional "cabalgata" or horse trail ride with horse pulled vintage buggies. On 7 August 1827, the name of the town was changed to San Fernando de Rosas, and to Zaragoza on the 27 February 1868.

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Zaragoza now counts with a local television station "TELECABLE" and a local radio station called "XEZR 800am". The XEZR radio station has its own website, which is zaragozaradio.com .

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