Ciudad Acuna-Del Rio, Texas
Ciudad Acuna is the fastest growing city in Mexico and more than 5 times the size of the northern neighbor, Del Rio. It is now the 5th largest city in the State of Coahuila.
The estimated population for the Acuna region now exceeds 225,000. The population for the Del Rio area is 40,549.
Maquiladoras dominant the industrial sector of Acuna, with manufacturing operations for many international conglomerates, particularly in the Auto Parts sector.
Mexican radio station XERF-AM became well known throughout much of the United States in the early 1960’s when the power was increased to 250,000 watts and a certain Disc Jockey known as Wolfman Jack launched his radio career.