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Saltillo

(sältē`yō), city (1990 pop. 420,947), capital of Coahuila state, N Mexico. It is located in an alluvial valley almost surrounded by mountains. Saltillo is a commercial and industrial center with heavy and light manufacturing; the automobile industry is notable. Founded in 1575, the city was known in colonial times for its annual fair, at which imports from Spain and the Philippines were exchanged for products made in Mexico. Saltillo was taken by Zachary Taylor's forces in the Mexican War and was occupied by French troops several times during the French intervention in Mexico. The city has a university and other institutions of higher learning.

Saltillo

 

a city in northern Mexico and administrative center of Coahuila. Population, 192,000 (1970).

Saltillo is the trade, transportation, and mining center of northern Mexico. The city has enterprises of nonferrous metallurgy, agricultural machine building, and the textile and leather industries. Saltillo is connected by pipelines with the oil and gas regions on the Gulf of Mexico.

Saltillo

a city in N Mexico, capital of Coahuila state: resort and commercial centre of a mining region. Pop.: 698 000 (2005 est.)
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Evans currently operates six production facilities (Chicago, IL; Arlington, TX; Portsmouth, OH; City of Industry, CA; Thomaston, GA; and Saltillo, Mexico).
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At Young's Saltillo store the front end plays an important role in enhancing the experience of customers, whether it be complementing medications and treatment options or simply finding nonpharmacy items conveniently placed in the store.
(1) Departamento de Parasitologia Agricola, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro, Calzada Antonio Narro No 1923, Colonia Buenavista, 25315, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico Fax: (844) 4110228.
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Mas aun cuando se le brinda un verdadero apoyo para su desarrollo y promocion, como es el caso del reciente Encuentro Internacional de Poesia Manuel Acuna 2013, llevado a cabo del 27 al 29 de agosto en Saltillo y el 30 en Torreon.