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(Spanish koaˈwila)
(Placename) a state of N Mexico: mainly plateau, crossed by several mountain ranges that contain rich mineral resources. Capital: Saltillo. Pop: 2 295 808 (2000). Area: 151 571 sq km (59 112 sq miles)


(ˌkɔ ɑˈwi lɑ)

a state in N Mexico. 2,173,775; 58,067 sq. mi. (150,395 sq. km). Cap.: Saltillo.
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Noun1.Coahuila - a state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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25, the former governing Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) scored a sweeping victory in the gubernatorial and municipal elections in Coahuila state, but its strong performance masked the party's internal problems at the national level.
We value the strong relationship we are building with community leaders and the State of Coahuila.
Leading the task force are Labor Secretary Javier Lozano Alarcon and Deputy Yerico Abramo Masso, who represents Coahuila state in the lower house and is a member of the opposition Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI).
The government has to cancel any concessions for those mining companies that are not in compliance with official norms," said Rico Samaniego, who represents Coahuila in the Senate.
5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Offshore Group will hold its 13th Annual Manufacturing in Mexico Summit at the Hotel Camino Real, in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico on October 18 - 21, 2007.
March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tucson, Arizona-based Offshore Group has recently announced that it will hold its annual Manufacturing in Mexico Summit at the Camino Real Hotel in the city of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico on October 14-16, 2010.
After the STPS released its findings, the group decided to return to Coahuila but vowed to continue to push the government to require IMM to recover the bodies.
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Both a lead concentrate, which contains the silver and gold, and a zinc concentrate are being produced and will be shipped to Penoles' smelter in Torreon, Coahuila.
SALTILLO, Mexico, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Saltillo, the state capital of Coahuila, Mexico, has been selected by Behr America as the site for a new $13- million automotive manufacturing plant.
The government's environmental protection agency (Procuraduria Federal de Proteccion al Medio Ambiente, PROFEPA) has ordered the mining company Industrias Penoles to reduce production by 50% at its Met-Mex plant in Coahuila state because of continuing problems with lead poisoning.