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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)
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(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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Summary: Coahuila [Mexico], May 9 (ANI): The wreckage of a missing private plane that was carrying 13 people has been found in a mountainous area in Mexico's Coahuila, the state's public security department said.
The governing Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) won two very narrow--and highly questioned--victories in the gubernatorial elections in the states of Mexico and Coahuila on June 4 while losing the gubernatorial race in Nayarit state and several mayoral seats in Veracruz state.
The visit has been coordinated once again by delightful Dr Imelda Widen, pictured right, born in the state of Coahuila, who has been promoting Mexican culture and tourism around the globe for several years.
While Vazquez is accused of multiple homicides, Mexican media outlets have calculated that at least 400 people were disappeared in what has become known as the "Coahuila Ovens" case.
Summary: In the latest report, it became known that the state of Coahuila was among the states with lower economic growth
LOS CABOS (CyHAN)- At least 63 minors, who were made to work long hours in a vegetable packing company in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, were rescued Wednesday, officials said on Thursday.
The Coahuila state prosecutor's office said in a statement that the Cessna 206 flying from McAllen, Texas to Torreon, Coahuila crashed and burst into flames beside a toll highway east of Torreon just after 7 p.m.
New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Mon, Apr 21, 2014 - Eight people were killed when a small plane hit a commercial building and then crashed into some warehouses in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, the Excelsior newspaper reported on its Web site Sunday.