San Juan de Sabinas Municipality

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San Juan de Sabinas
Municipality
Municipality of San Juan de Sabinas in Coahuila
Municipality of San Juan de Sabinas in Coahuila
San Juan de Sabinas is located in Mexico
San Juan de Sabinas
San Juan de Sabinas
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°55′45″N 101°18′12″W / 27.92917°N 101.30333°W / 27.92917; -101.30333Coordinates: 27°55′45″N 101°18′12″W / 27.92917°N 101.30333°W / 27.92917; -101.30333
Country  Mexico
State Coahuila
Municipal seat Nueva Rosita
Area
 • Total 735.4 km2 (283.9 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 40,115

San Juan de Sabinas is a one of the 38 municipalities of Coahuila, in north-eastern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Nueva Rosita. The municipality covers an area of 735.4 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 40,115.[1]

In 1908, it was the scene of the Mina Rosita Vieja disaster, the worst disaster in Mexico's coal mining history.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Juan de Sabinas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 8, 2008.