Lerdo

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This article is about the municipality in Durango. For the community in California, United States, see Lerdo, California.
Ciudad Lerdo
Lerdo
Municipal seat and city
Plaza de armas de lerdo.JPG
Nickname(s): garden city
Ciudad Lerdo is located in Mexico
Ciudad Lerdo
Ciudad Lerdo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°33′N 103°31′W / 25.550°N 103.517°W / 25.550; -103.517Coordinates: 25°33′N 103°31′W / 25.550°N 103.517°W / 25.550; -103.517
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipality Lerdo
Government
 • Presidente Municipal Carlos Aguilera Andrade
Population (2010)
 • Total 79,669
Website Lerdo.gob.mx

Ciudad Lerdo (Lerdo City) is a small city in the northeastern portion of the Mexican state of Durango. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name.

It is located at co-ordinates 25.33° N, 103.31° W, bordering southeastern Coahuila. As of 2010, the city of Lerdo had a population of 79,669,[1] up from 71,373 people as of 2005. Lerdo Municipality had a population of 141,043.[1] The municipality has an area of 1,868.8 km² (721.5 sq mi). It is part of a greater metropolitan area that includes the municipalities of Torreón and Matamoros in Coahuila, as well as Gómez Palacio in Durango.

The city is lush with vegetation, but has an arid climate. Ciudad Lerdo is known for its parks, gardens, and ice cream made with fresh milk from local dairies.

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City nursery

Ciudad Lerdo has one sister city, as designated by Sister Cities International:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lerdo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

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