Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León

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City of Sabinas Hidalgo

Coat of arms of the Municipality of Sabinas Hidalgo
Motto: Noble Pasado, Fecundo Porvenir
("Noble past, fecund future")
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Sabinas Hidalgo
in Nuevo León state.
Foundation date July 25, 1693
Population 32 040 (2005)
Population density 19.28/km² (2005)
Altitude 313 meters
Coordinates 26°30′N 100°11′W / 26.500°N 100.183°W / 26.500; -100.183Coordinates: 26°30′N 100°11′W / 26.500°N 100.183°W / 26.500; -100.183
UTC - 6 hours(Central)
Telephone code number 824
Sources: INEGI,
Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México,)
CONAPO

Sabinas Hidalgo is a city and municipality located at the Mexican state of Nuevo León.[1]

Geography[edit]

Sabinas Hidalgo is located in the northern part of the state at north latitude 26º31' and west longitude 100º10', lying 313 meters above sea level. It shares a border to the north by Lampazos; to the south by Salinas Victoria and Higueras; to the east by Vallecillo and Agualeguas; and to the west by Lampazos, Villaldama, and Salinas Victoria.

History[edit]

The town was officially founded as Real de Santiago de las Sabinas on July 25, 1693 by General Ignacio de Maya.[citation needed] It had been inhabited since 1692.

It was named Villa de Sabinas Hidalgo in honor of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, priest and a leader of the Mexican War of Independence.[2] In 1971, it was designated a city.

The cuisine of the city has reached as far as Chicago.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Municipal government
  2. ^ "Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico". e-Hillerman: The Tony Hillerman Portal. University of New Mexico Libraries. Retrieved August 14, 2018. 
  3. ^ Stephanie Lulay, After Fire, Nuevo Leon Owners Open Canton Regio on 18th Street in Pilsen Archived 2017-08-31 at the Wayback Machine. DNAinfo, January 12, 2016

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