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Matamoros is a city and seat of the Matamoros Municipality located in the southwestern part of the state of Coahuila in Mexico. It lies directly east of the larger city of Torreón, and is a part of Comarca Lagunera, a larger metropolitan area, that includes Torreón Municipality in Coahuila in addition to Gómez Palacio Municipality and Lerdo Municipality in the adjacent state of Durango.

Matamoros
Municipal seat
Matamoros is located in Mexico
Matamoros
Matamoros
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°31′45″N 103°13′48″W / 25.52917°N 103.23000°W / 25.52917; -103.23000
Country Mexico
StateCoahuila
MunicipalityMatamoros
Population
 (2005)
 • Total48,511

At the 2010 census the city had a population of 52,599 inhabitants, while the municipality had a population of 107,007. The municipality has an area of 1,003.7 km² (387.53 sq mi), which includes many small outlying communities, the largest of which is the town of San Antonio del Coyote.

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