Attention was drawn to it in 1862, when it caused the abandonment of cotton cultivation about Monclova in Mexico.
The capital of the state is Saltillo; Monclova was the capital from 1833 to 1835.
Of Saltillo in a rich grape-producing district, Ciudad Porfirio Dias, and Monclova (pop. 6684 in 1 9 00), 105 m.
In eastern Coahuila, near Monclova, are the Agua Verde and Santa Maria lakes, and in eastern Chihuahua there is a similar group. The largest and most attractive of the plateau lakes is Chapala, in the state of Jalisco, about 80 m.
Wool from San Antonio directly towards Chihuahua, but which had been deflected at Monclova to join his " army of occupation."
A partisan controversy removed the seat of government to Monclova in 1833, but it was returned to Saltillo in 1835.