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Durazno is a city in Uruguay. It is the capital of the Durazno Department. About 30,000 people lived there.

Geography[change | change source]

Durazno is on the south banks of the Yí River. This river is an tributary to the Río Negro River.

History[change | change source]

The city was founded on 12 October 1821, under the name of San Pedro del Durazno, as a homage to Brazilian Emperor Pedro I.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Media related to Durazno at Wikimedia Commons