Acuña Municipality

Acuña is one of the 38 municipalities of Coahuila, in north-eastern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Ciudad Acuña, which contained over 98% of the municipality's population in 2010. The municipality covers an area of 11,487.7 km² and is located on the international border between Mexico and the USA, here formed by the Río Bravo del Norte (Rio Grande), adjacent to the U.S. state of Texas.

Acuña
Coat of arms of Acuña
Coat of arms
Municipality of Acuña in Coahuila
Municipality of Acuña in Coahuila
Coordinates: 29°30′N 101°45′W / 29.500°N 101.750°W / 29.500; -101.750Coordinates: 29°30′N 101°45′W / 29.500°N 101.750°W / 29.500; -101.750
Country Mexico
StateCoahuila
Municipal seatCiudad Acuña
Area
 • Total11,487.7 km2 (4,435.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total181,426

In 2015, the municipality had a total population of 181,426 inhabitants. Acuña is currently the fastest growing city in Mexico.[1]

Towns and villagesEdit

The largest localities (cities, towns, and villages) are:

Name 2010 Census Population
Ciudad Acuña 134,233
Las Cuevas 399
Calles 373
Las Torres 274
Balcones 263
Total Municipality 136,755

Adjacent municipalities and countiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] Archived 2014-11-06 at the Wayback Machine,"Censo de Población y Vivienda 2010: Acuña, Coahuila de Zaragoza," accessed November 6, 2014