Peñón Blanco, Durango

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Peñón Blanco
Municipal seat and city
Peñón Blanco is located in Mexico
Peñón Blanco
Peñón Blanco
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 24°47′N 104°02′W / 24.783°N 104.033°W / 24.783; -104.033
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipality Peñón Blanco
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,271

Peñón Blanco is a city and seat of the municipality of Peñón Blanco in the Mexican state of Durango.

It is located in the central part of the State of Durango, at the North of Los Llanos y los Valles. It limits with Nazas to the north, San Juan del Río to the west, Cuencamé to the east, and with Guadalupe Victoria to the south.

As of 2010, the town of Peñón Blanco had a population of 5,271.[1]

Festivals[edit]

The most important event in Peñón Blanco as far as traditional "fiestas", is La Feria de San Diego de Alcalá that takes place on November 13 of every year. The culmination of several events such as dances and competitions to select the most beautiful flower of the "county" (La flor mas bella del ejido) What it is, they crown the most beautiful girl of the municipality...

Other events not local events but are celebrated with great effervescence, such events are; Mothers' day, May 10th; Students graduations by the end of the month of June of every year; September 15, Mexican Independence day; December 12, Our Lady of Guadalupe; and of course, Christmas and New Years celebration.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peñón Blanco". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

External links[edit]

Peñón Blanco, website [1]

Coordinates: 24°47′N 104°02′W / 24.783°N 104.033°W / 24.783; -104.033