Durango

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State of Durango
Flag of State of Durango
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Durango
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Mexico
CapitalDurango
Municipalities39
AdmissionMay 22, 1824[1]
Government
 • GovernorIsmael Hernández Deras (PRI)
 • Federal DeputiesPRI: 3
PAN: 1
 • Federal SenatorsPAN: 2
PRI: 1
Area
 • Total123,181 km2 (47,560 sq mi)
Population
(2005)
 • Total1,509,117(Ranked 23rd)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7910 - medium
Ranked 15th
ISO 3166-2MX-DUR
Postal abbr.Dgo.
WebsiteDurango State Government

Durango is a state in northwest Mexico. About 1,510,000 people live there. Its capital is also called Durango.

References[change | change source]

  1. "La diputación provincial y el federalismo mexicano" (in Spanish).