Abasolo, Coahuila

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Abasolo
City
PalacioMpalAbasolo.jpeg
Abasolo is located in Mexico
Abasolo
Abasolo
Coordinates: 27°11′N 101°25′W / 27.183°N 101.417°W / 27.183; -101.417Coordinates: 27°11′N 101°25′W / 27.183°N 101.417°W / 27.183; -101.417
Country  Mexico
State Coahuila
Municipality Abasolo
Founded November 14, 1827
Government
 • Mayor Sergio Alvarado del Toro
Elevation 430 m (1,410 ft)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,130
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code 25701
Area code(s) 866
Website http://www.abasolocoahuila.gob.mx

Abasolo is a city and seat of the municipality of Abasolo in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. In 2000, the city had 1,130 inhabitants.

History[edit]

In 1730 it went by the name of Vicente el Alto, by November 14, 1827 it was granted village status and renamed after Independence caudillo Mariano Abasolo.

Coat of arms[edit]

Over a partchment appears the image of an eagle with its wings extended as a frame separated into three sections. In the upper right section the San Vicente Ferrer church is shown. A lit torch symbolizes the free spirit of its inhabitants in the upper left section. Finally in the lower section, prosperity and modernity are depicted in which a tractor driver works the land irrigated by a brook. In the background mountains and trees are seen. The inscription at the top of the parchment reads "Terra Mater", which emphasizes the importance of the land to its inhabitants.

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