Austin's Sister City in Mexico
Welcome Saltillo Delegation
A delegation led by Saltillo Mayor Manolo Jiménez Salinas visited Austin for the occasion of "Saltillo Day", from Thursday April 5 to Sunday April 8. Please find the complete delegation schedule here.
Una delegación encabezada por el alcalde de Saltillo, Manolo Jiménez Salinas, estaba en Austin, Texas, para celebrar el "Día de Saltillo", del jueves 5 de abril al domingo 8 de abril. Encuentre aquí el calendario completo de la delegación.
Austin's oldest sister city...
Saltillo and Austin share a unique history as the two capitals of Texas. Saltillo was the capital when Texas belonged to the Mexican state Coahuila, before Austin became the capital of the Republic of Texas. Austin and Saltillo have been Sister Cities since 1968.
The Austin-Saltillo Sister City Committee consists of 22 Members and is headed by Nicholas Barreiro.
about the importance of sister cities by Saltillo's mayor Isidro Lopez
Saltillo Day 2017
Founded in 1577, Saltillo takes pride in its Spanish Colonial architecture, famous tile and serape blankets.This city of over 700,000 people also boasts a growing heavy industrial base. The Wall Street Journal has called the area a "mini-Detroit."