Place:Candela, Coahuila, Mexico


Alt namesRomero Rubiosource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates26.85°N 100.683°W
Located inCoahuila, Mexico
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Candela is a city in the central region (Región Centro) of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. It is the municipal seat of the surrounding municipality of Candela. There were 1,669 inhabitants in 2000. In 2011, according to Wolfram Alpha, it had a population of 1,672.

It was founded in 1690 by General Alonso de León as a mission called San Bernardino de la Candela.

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