Zaragoza Municipality, Coahuila

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Zaragoza
Municipality
Municipality of Zaragoza in Coahuila
Municipality of Zaragoza in Coahuila
Zaragoza is located in Mexico
Zaragoza
Zaragoza
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°29′30.32″N 100°55′10.19″W / 28.4917556°N 100.9194972°W / 28.4917556; -100.9194972Coordinates: 28°29′30.32″N 100°55′10.19″W / 28.4917556°N 100.9194972°W / 28.4917556; -100.9194972
Country  Mexico
State Coahuila
Municipal seat Zaragoza
Area
 • Total 8,183.5 km2 (3,159.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 12,411
Area code(s) 26450
Website Official site ]

Zaragoza is one of the 38 municipalities of Coahuila, a state in north-eastern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Zaragoza. The municipality covers an area of 8183.5 km². It is near the American border of Texas.

Zaragoza has an abundance of natural resources like fluoride, silver and lead. Zaragoza's local economy consists of agriculture, some industry, livestock, tourism and commercial/retail.

It is one of the cities in the "5 manantiales" (5 springs) region in northern Coahuila. The celebrations commemorating Zaragoza's founding on 1 February 1753 are a popular attraction, and feature a traditional "cabalgata" or horse trail ride with horse pulled vintage buggies. On 7 August 1827, the name of the town was changed to San Fernando de Rosas, and to Zaragoza on the 27 February 1868.

Zaragoza has a local television station "TELECABLE", and a local radio station called "XEZR 800am".[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Zaragoza
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.5
(67.1)
22.4
(72.3)
27
(81)
31.3
(88.3)
34.9
(94.8)
37.7
(99.9)
39.1
(102.4)
39
(102)
35.7
(96.3)
30.9
(87.6)
24.6
(76.3)
20.1
(68.2)
30.18
(86.35)
Average low °C (°F) 5.6
(42.1)
7.6
(45.7)
11.3
(52.3)
15
(59)
20.3
(68.5)
23.2
(73.8)
24.2
(75.6)
24
(75.2)
21
(70)
16.3
(61.3)
10.1
(50.2)
6.6
(43.9)
15.43
(59.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 15
(0.6)
30
(1.2)
36
(1.4)
58
(2.3)
79
(3.1)
61
(2.4)
46
(1.8)
58
(2.3)
69
(2.7)
41
(1.6)
23
(0.9)
20
(0.8)
536
(21.1)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://zaragozaradio.com
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Zaragoza, Coahuila". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

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