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State of Durango
Flag of State of Durango
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Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Durango
Municipalities 39
Admission May 22, 1824
Area

Ranked 4th
 • Total 123,181 km2 (47,560 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total 1,509,117(Ranked 23rd)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2017) 0.775 - high
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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