Mexicoinformer » Durango
The state of Durango, located in the northwest of Mexico, and surrounded by the states of Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Zacatecas and the state of Coahuila is with a population of just 1.5 Million and an area of 123,181 square kilometers the state with the second lowest population density in Mexico. With many mountains and forrests as well as deserts, Durangos economy consists mostly on agriculture and some mining. The state is devided in 39 municipalities and its capital is named Durango, same as the state. The still high percentage of indigenous people provides a rich and interesting culture for the visitor.