This glorious state has greatly participated in the country’s history, including having been the place of birth of Mexico’s first president, Guadalupe Victoria and of the glorious icon of the Mexican Revolution, Pancho Villa Durango has a geography that combines interesting ecosystems ranging from dessert to mountains with impressive canyons, waterfalls and lakes, as well as unique regional fauna and flora. The Routes of Durango lead to spectacular and adventurous sites, with an ideal climate for practicing extreme sports such as kayak, mountain biking, rappel, roc ... Read more >>

The area known as the Lagunera region in Durango was home to a nomadic tribe called the Chimichecas, warriors ...

As is usually the case with Mexican culture in general, cuisine from Durango is a result of the mixture of rac ...

LA FERRERÍA ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE La Ferrería is an archeological site that has grown parallel to the tradition ...

Durango takes the gold, the silver and the...lead in the extracting of these minerals. Even if mining is consi ...

The state of Durango extends across 123,181 square kilometers, which represent 6,3% of the total area of the c ...

“Victoria de Durango” is de official name of this State, named in honor of Mexico’s first president, Guadalupe ...

Accountant Ismael Alfredo Hernández Deras, Constitutional Governor for the State of Durango, was born on febru ...

According to the last census that took place in 2005, Durango, with just over a million and a half inhabitants ...

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The “Baluarte Bicentenario” Bridge in Mexico
The “Baluarte Bicentenario” Bridge (or Bicentennial Stronghold Bridge) is located in the mountainous area called "The Devil's Backbone" and is part of the works and memorials that Read More>>

Vineyards in Mexico
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Water Problems in Mexico
Ninety million Mexicans, despite having the infrastructure to receive drinkable water, need to use domestic purifying systems or buy it bottled because urban distribution networks do not function properly, thus polluting the vital liquid before reaching the final consumer. Read More>>

Mexico’s Bicentennial Celebration
Mexico is getting ready for an extraordinary celebration in honor of its 200th anniversary of its Independence and 100th anniversary of its Revolution. Everything designed to commemorate these two great dates is linked to the ideal of renewing Mexico’s identity and historic continuity. Read More>>

Guadalupe Victoria
Guadalupe Victoria was born on the 29th of September, 1786 in Durango and was baptized as José Miguel Ramón Adaucto Fernandez y Félix. Read More>>

José María Morelos y Pavón
Learn about Jose Maria Morelos, whose brave conviction was decisive in Mexico's War of Independence. Read More>>

Pancho Villa
Pancho Villa, an icon of the Mexican Revolution, was born in 1878. Baptized as Doroteo Arango, he suffered a peasant’s life and witnessed how the rich landowners amassed great fortunes by exploiting workers. Read More>>

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