Abasolo, Coahuila

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Abasolo is located in Mexico
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
 • 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 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.


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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