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City of Durango
Nickname(s): 
Location of Durango within the State
Location of Durango within the State
Country Mexico
State Durango
Municipality Durango
Founded July 8, 1563
Founded by Francisco de Ibarra
Government
 • Mayor Esteban Villegas Villareal [1]
Elevation
1,880 m (6,170 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 518,709
 • Demonym
Duranguense/Durangueño

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).[1]

In 2010, the city had a total population of 518,709,[2] up from 463,830 in 2005. It serves as municipal seat of Durango Municipality which had a population of 582,267 in 2010.[2]

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