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Durango

Durango
Administration
Full nameDurango
Native nameEstado Libre y Soberano de Durango
Settlement typeState
CountryMexico
CapitalVictoria de Durango
Largest CityVictoria de Durango
Municipalities39
AdmissionMay 22, 1824
Order17th
Government
GovernorJorge Herrera
SenatorsRodolfo Dorador
Andrés Galván Rivas
Ricardo Pacheco
DeputiesFederal Deputies
• Pedro Ávila Nevárez
• Yolanda De la Torre
• Óscar García Barrón
• Ricardo López
• Ricardo Rebollo
• Laura Estrada
• Bonifacio Herrera
• Carlos Cruz Martínez
• Lorena Corona Valdés
• Alfonso Ríos Vázquez
Geography
Total Area47652.1 sq mi (123451 km2)
Highest Elevation10958 ft (3340 m)
Demography
Total Population1632934 (24th) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (30th) (0/sq mi)
DemonymDuranguense
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC−6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code34-35
Area codeArea codes 1 and 2
• 618
• 629
• 649
• 671
• 674
• 675
• 676
• 677
• 871
• 872
ISO 3166 codeMX-DUR
HDI(+) 0.822 High Ranked 19th
GDPUS$ 8,158,602.5 mil 

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Durango (-esduˈɾaŋɡo) officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Durango ( ) is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. The state is located in Northwest Mexico. With a population of 1,632,934, it has Mexico's second-lowest population density, after Baja California Sur. The city of Victoria de Durango is the state's capital.


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