Saltillo is a colonial town and is the capital of the northern state of Coahuila. This town is set in the state's a desert just 55 miles southwest of Monterrey. During over the year the climate is semi-arid temperate, with a temperature of 63° F. In 2006, Saltillo was chosen by Inversionista magazine as the best Mexican city to live in.
Saltillo has a solid automotive industry with several plants in the district, including a General Motors assembly plant, a Delphi plant, and a Chrysler Truck Assembly plant. Saltillo exports its vehicles to international markets such as Canada, Japan and Central America.
Saltillo is popular for its neoclassical architecture which is most visible in the city’s Historic Center where visitors can find the Santiago Cathedral, the Arms Plaza and the Alameda Zaragoza Park wich has an artificial lake at its center in the shape of the Mexican territory.
Saltillo has a number of museums worth visiting, including the Desert Museum with dinosaur fossils, a cactus greenhouse and information about the geology and geography of the Coahuilan desert. The Pinacoteca Artemio de Valle Arizpe Museum houses works by local artists as well as information about the region’s history and geography.
The city has also a world-class convention center called, Arena Saltillo. This venue offers 92,020 square feet of event spaces, including an open-air esplanade, a VIP area and a stage for presentations and concerts. The city has also a number of top class hotels including the elegant five stars and AAA certified Camino Real Saltillo which has164 guestrooms and suites, and seven indoor meeting rooms, the largest room holds 500 persons, and four outdoor spaces, the largest for up to 300 persons.
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