Francisco I. Madero, Coahuila

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Francisco I. Madero
City
Aerial view of Francisco I. Madero
Aerial view of Francisco I. Madero
Francisco I. Madero is located in Mexico
Francisco I. Madero
Francisco I. Madero
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°46′31″N 103°16′23″W / 25.77528°N 103.27306°W / 25.77528; -103.27306Coordinates: 25°46′31″N 103°16′23″W / 25.77528°N 103.27306°W / 25.77528; -103.27306
Country  Mexico
State Coahuila
Municipality Francisco I. Madero
First settled 1895
Town status 30 November 1936
City status 30 November 1986
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 50,084
Postal code 27900
Area code(s) 872
Website www.fimcoahuila.gob.mx

Francisco I. Madero is a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. It is located at the southwestern part of the state near the Durango state border, in the economic region known as Laguna at 25°46′31″N 103°16′23″W / 25.77528°N 103.27306°W / 25.77528; -103.27306, at a mean height of 1,100m above sea level. It serves as the municipal seat for the Francisco I. Madero Municipality, Coahuila.

It is named for Revolutionary hero Francisco I. Madero, a native of nearby Parras de la Fuente.

The city is located 200 km from the state capital, Saltillo. It had a 2005 census population of 30,084, while its surrounding municipality had a total population of 51,528.

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