Lerdo, Durango

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Lerdo, Durango
Ciudad Lerdo
Plaza de Armas of Lerdo
Plaza de Armas of Lerdo
Nickname(s): 
garden city
Lerdo, Durango is located in Durango
Lerdo, Durango
Lerdo, Durango
Location in Mexico
Lerdo, Durango is located in Mexico
Lerdo, Durango
Lerdo, Durango
Lerdo, Durango (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
StateDurango
MunicipalityLerdo
Government
 • Presidente MunicipalCarlos Aguilera Andrade
Elevation
1,130 m (3,710 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total79,669
WebsiteLerdo.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 Torreón Municipality and Matamoros Municipality in Coahuila, as well as Gómez Palacio Municipality 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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