Durango, Durango facts for kids
|Victoria de Durango|
|City of Durango|
|Nickname(s): Tierra del Cine (Movie Land)|
Location of Durango within the State
|Location in Mexico|
|Founded||July 8, 1563|
|Founded by||Francisco de Ibarra|
|Elevation||1,880 m (6,170 ft)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC−6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC−5)|
Durango (Tepehuan: Korian), officially Victoria de Durango and also known as Ciudad de Durango, is the capital and largest city of Durango, Mexico. It stands at an altitude of 1,880 metres (6,170 ft).
In 2010, the city had a total population of 518,709, up from 463,830 in 2005. It serves as municipal seat of Durango Municipality which had a population of 582,267 in 2010.
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