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City of Durango
Flag of Victoria de Durango
Flag
Coat of arms of Victoria de Durango
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Location of Durango within the State
Location of Durango within the State
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
CountryMexico
StateDurango
MunicipalityDurango
FoundedJuly 8, 1563
Founded byFrancisco de Ibarra
Government
 • MayorJosé Ramón Enríquez Herrera
Elevation
1,890 m (6,200 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • City565,300
 • Metro
654,876 [1]
 • Demonym
Duranguense/Durangueño
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Websitehttp://www.municipiodurango.gob.mx/

Durango City (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).[2]

In 2010, the city had a total population of 518,709,[3] up from 463,830 in 2005. It serves as municipal seat of Durango Municipality which had a population of 582,267 in 2010.[3]

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