Chimney of Nueva Rosita
|Municipality||San Juan de Sabinas|
Nueva Rosita is a town in the northeastern part of the state of Coahuila in northern Mexico. It lies about 11 km northwest of the city of Sabinas on Federal Highway 57, and serves as the municipal seat of San Juan de Sabinas municipality.
In 1990 the town was recorded as having a population of 36,284. The town was initially developed in the 1930s. It remains today an important manufacturing centre for the north of Mexico.
The census of 2005 reported a population of 40,115 for the municipality of San Juan de Sabinas, of whom 36,639 lived in the community of Nueva Rosita. The municipality has an area of 735.4 km² (283.94 sq mi). Its second-largest town (population 1,431) is also named San Juan de Sabinas. The main ethnic group are mestizo (mixed European and Amerindian).
- Link to tables of muncipios and localidades in Coahuila INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística Geografia e Informatica
- Coahuila Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México
- Portal Municipal de San Juan de Sabinas Official website of Municipality of San Juan Sabinas