Ciudad Acuña ( Spanish: Ciudad Acuña ) is the city and administrative center of the municipality of Acuña in the northeastern Mexican state of Coahuila , on the Rio Grande River . The population according to the 2010 census was 134,233 people.
|The mayor||Evaristo Lenin Perez Rivera|
|History and Geography|
|Center height||271 m|
|Timezone||UTC − 6 ; summer UTC − 5|
|Population||134,233  people ( 2010 )|
|Telephone code||+52 877|
|Postal codes||26,200 -|
A transportation hub connecting Mexico and the USA . On the opposite bank of the Rio Grande is the small American city of Del Rio .
The city was founded relatively recently, in 1877 , and initially, it was a small village called Garza Galan and Las Vacas. The shark village began to be called since 1912 . In 1951, Akunye was given the status of a city.
As in other border cities of the region, one of the problems of Akunya at present is drug trafficking and, as a result, a high crime rate.