Place:Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico

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NameTorreón
Alt namesTorreónsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates25.55°N 103.467°W
Located inCoahuila, Mexico     (1893 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Torreón is a city and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name in the Mexican state of Coahuila. As of 2010, the city's population was 608,836 with 639,629 in the municipality. The metropolitan population, including Matamoros, Coahuila, and Gómez Palacio and Lerdo in adjacent Durango, was 1,215,993. It is the ninth-biggest metropolitan area in the country and is one of Mexico's most important economic and industrial centers. Torreón is served by Francisco Sarabia International Airport, a small airport with flights to several cities in Mexico and the United States.

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