Canelas, Durango

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Municipal seat and city
Canelas is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°06′N 106°34′W / 25.100°N 106.567°W / 25.100; -106.567Coordinates: 25°06′N 106°34′W / 25.100°N 106.567°W / 25.100; -106.567
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipality Canelas
Population (2010)
 • Total 734
Time zone Central

Canelas is a city and seat of the municipality of Canelas, in the state of Durango, north-western Mexico.[1] Canelas is also known for a wedding that took place, the famous Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman Loera. Reports indicate that this wedding took place in 2007 in Canelas.[2]


Canelas is located in the Sierra Madre Occidental. It is surrounded by pine trees. Its location gives Canelas humid sub-tropical weather. Many people have been benefited with the natural resource of the forest and involved in logging.