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Abasolo, Coahuila

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Country  Mexico
Municipality  Abasolo
Time zone  CST (UTC-6)
Elevation  430 m
Local time  Monday 11:34 PM
State  Coahuila
Founded  November 14, 1827
Postal code  25701
Population  1,130 (2000)
Area code  866
Abasolo, Coahuila
Weather  23°C, Wind W at 8 km/h, 31% Humidity

Abasolo is a city and seat of the municipality of Abasolo in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. In 2000, the city had 1,130 inhabitants.

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Map of Abasolo, Coahuila, Mexico

History

In 1730 it went by the name of Vicente el Alto, by November 14, 1827 it was granted village status and renamed after Independence caudillo Mariano Abasolo.

Coat of arms

Over a partchment appears the image of an eagle with its wings extended as a frame separated into three sections. In the upper right section the San Vicente Ferrer church is shown. A lit torch symbolizes the free spirit of its inhabitants in the upper left section. Finally in the lower section, prosperity and modernity are depicted in which a tractor driver works the land irrigated by a brook. In the background mountains and trees are seen. The inscription at the top of the parchment reads "Terra Mater", which emphasizes the importance of the land to its inhabitants.

References

Abasolo, Coahuila Wikipedia


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