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
Capital Durango
Municipalities 39
Admission May 22, 1824[1]
Government
 • Governor Ismael Hernández Deras (PRI)
 • Federal Deputies PRI: 3
PAN: 1
 • Federal Senators PAN: 2
PRI: 1
Area
Ranked 4th
 • Total 123,181 km2 (47,560 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,509,117(Ranked 23rd)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7910 - medium
Ranked 15th
ISO 3166-2 MX-DUR
Postal abbr. Dgo.
Website Durango State Government

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

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