Piedras Negras, Mexico

Piedras Negras

Piedras Negras is at the northern border in the state of Coahuila, Mexico. It is known as the “La Frontera Fuerte de Mexico” known as ¨the strong border of Mexico¨.  It sits on the other side of the Rio Grande from the Texas border town of Eagle Pass, and is just about 150 miles southwest of San Antonio.

Fun Facts:

Translation: black stones

State: Coahuila

Population: 152,806

Area: 353 sq. miles

Mayor: Fernando Purón

Founded: 1850

Time Zone: Central

Climate: Desert

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