Place:Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico


NameNuevo Laredo
Coordinates27.5°N 99.5°W
Located inTamaulipas, Mexico
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Nuevo Laredo is a city in the Municipality of Nuevo Laredo in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. The city lies on the banks of the Rio Grande, across from the U.S. city of Laredo, Texas. The 2010 census population of the city was 373,725. Nuevo Laredo is part of the Laredo-Nuevo Laredo Metropolitan Area with a population of 636,516. The municipality has an area of . Both the city and the municipality rank as the third largest in the state.

The city is connected to Laredo, Texas by three international bridges and a rail bridge. The city is larger and younger than its U.S. counterpart. As an indication of its economic importance, one of Mexico's banderas monumentales is in the city (these flags have been established in state capitals and cities of significance).

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