Canelas Municipality

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Municipality of Canelas in Durango
Municipality of Canelas in Durango
Coordinates: 25°07′N 106°33′W / 25.117°N 106.550°W / 25.117; -106.550Coordinates: 25°07′N 106°33′W / 25.117°N 106.550°W / 25.117; -106.550
Country Mexico
Municipal seatCanelas
 • Total683.4 km2 (263.9 sq mi)
 • Total4,122

Canelas is one of the 39 municipalities of Durango, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Canelas. The municipality covers an area of 683.4 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 4,122.[1] It is located in the Sierra Madre Occidental.


Canelas has some 70 small villages and ranches.[2] Some of these locations have sawmills and produce wood. This region of Durango has a variety of minerals. These two natural resources provide many people with jobs in Canelas.

Location Population
Total Municipal 4,122
Canelas 734
La Tembladora De Camellones 202
El Salto De Camellones 186
La Yerbabuena 166


  1. ^ "Canelas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 9, 2008.
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