Guanaceví is a town located in the northwest of the Mexican state of Durango. As of 2010, the town of Guanaceví had a population of 2,908. It serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of Guanaceví, which in the 2005 Census had a population of 2,087. It is filled with mines that contain many minerals like gold, silver, and brass. It has many food traditions that contain sopes, enchiladas, chapaneco, tezhuino, queso, etc.