As of the 2005 census, Saltillo had a population of 725,095 people. 823,098 people reside within the metropolitan area, making it the 19th biggest metro area in the country. The metro area comprises the municipalities of Saltillo, Ramos Arizpe, and Arteaga.
El Cerro del Pueblo (The People's Hill) and its 4-metre (13ft) cross overlook the city. The city's elevation, at 1,600 metres (5,200ft), makes it cooler and windier than the neighboring city of Monterrey. Saltillo lies near the city of Arteaga and in the Chihuahuan Desert. The city is flanked by the Zapalinamé mountains, which are part of the Sierra Madre Oriental. By looking at the relief of the mountains, one can see, according to local legend, the relief of Zapalinamé, chieftain of the Guachichil tribe.
In Lincoln, the flooding has closed SaltilloRoad between 14th and 27th streets, as well as South 14th and 27th streets in that area ...Near 50th and R streets, crews were called to help a taxi van driver and the passengers get out through water that was door-high, according to emergency radio traffic.
Raul Vera, the Roman Catholic bishop of Saltillo, said in a radio interview that many miners were "working in 19th-century conditions." ... The newspaper Vanguardia, in Saltillo, the state capital, reported Monday that a measure to reduce the taxes on coalbed methane gas was ...
Listen carefully. not a working holiday, but an actual get-away-from-it-all, totally unplugged vacation, without cell phones, Wi-Fi, or BlackBerries ... 1. Wisconsin. The hideout ... The 32 guest quarters are divided among three historic forts and adjoining haciendas and come equipped with Saltillo-tiled floors and Mexican blankets — but no phones or radios ... .
By STEPHEN W. SPIVEY. The Monitor. McALLEN The McAllen Chamber of Commerce is targeting affluent Mexicans. living in Monterrey with a summer promotional campaign designed to increase ... discount offers from area businesses, and to pay for extra newspaper, radio,. and television ads in Monterrey and the nearby cities of Saltillo and Torreon ... slows ... Mexico.