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State of Durango
Flag of State of Durango
Coat of arms of State of Durango
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 24°56′05″N 104°54′43″W / 24.9347°N 104.9119°W / 24.9347; -104.9119Coordinates: 24°56′05″N 104°54′43″W / 24.9347°N 104.9119°W / 24.9347; -104.9119
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Durango
Municipalities 39
 • Governor Ismael Hernández Deras (PRI)
 • Federal Deputies PRI: 3
PAN: 1
 • Federal Senators PAN: 2
PRI: 1
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.