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Victoria de Durango
City of Durango
Nickname(s): Tierra del Cine (Movie Land)
Location of Durango within the State
Durango, Durango is located in Mexico
Victoria de Durango
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 24°01′N 104°40′W / 24.017°N 104.667°W / 24.017; -104.667Coordinates: 24°01′N 104°40′W / 24.017°N 104.667°W / 24.017; -104.667
Country Mexico
State Durango
Municipality Durango
Founded July 8, 1563
Founded by Francisco de Ibarra
 • Mayor Esteban Villegas Villareal [1]
Elevation 1,880 m (6,170 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 518,709
 • Demonym Duranguense/Durangueño
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).[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]