Durango, Durango

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Durango COA“Love beautiful architecture? Walk around Durango’s historic centro. Many colonial mansions, huge imposing buildings have been preserved and converted to museums and cultural centers. It has the most historic buildings in Northern Mexico.

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Walking around the main plaza your eyes are treated to a variety of styles and ornate designs. It is truly amazing that the city has managed to preserve and honor its history,

Durango also has its share of modern amenities. Good shopping centers, markets and services.”

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Name: Victoria de Durango is the official name which was named after the city of Durango, Biscay in the Basque Country of northern Spain; Victoria was given to honor Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico’s first President.

Durango was built on the site of a tiny Spanish town of Nombre de Dios meaning “Name of God” in Spanish.

Location: Located in the state of Durango in the Midwestern part of the Mexican plateau.

Weather: Semi-arid climate with hot summers and mild winters.5 ag


January Average Highs 20.5C (68.9F) Lows 1.3C (34.3F)

July Average Highs 28.0C (82.4F)   Lows 14.0C (57.2F)

Population: 632,000

Elevation: 1,880 m (6,170 ft)

Founded: July 8, 1563 by Spanish Basque explorer Francisco de Ibarra.

Medical: Major hospitals, doctors, dentists, secialists

Money: Major Banks and ATMs



Getting there:

From Mazatlan drive North Rast on Highway 40D

From Torreon drive South West on Highway 40 D

From Zacatecas drive North West on Highway 45

Durango Hotels

No RV Parks nearby

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Durango Map 2

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