Villa Unión Municipality
Municipality of Villa Unión in Coahuila
|Municipal seat||Villa Unión|
|• Total||1,540.3 km2 (594.7 sq mi)|
As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 6,138.
On November 29, 2019, four police officers and seven armed civilians, members of the Cartel del Noreste, were killed in a shootout during an attack on the Villa Unión Municipal palace. Six other police officers were injured.
- "Villa Unión". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 9, 2008.
- "El gobernador de Coahuila confirma 11 muertos tras enfrentamiento" [Governor of Coahuila confirms 11 dead after shooting], Informador.mx (in Spanish), Nov 30, 2019
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