Primary economic activities include manufacturing (notably steel goods, clothing and accessories, motor vehicle parts, and paper products), agriculture and livestock.
The state is part of the largest industrial corridor in North America and Mexico´s most dynamic region.
The climate is temperate with mild winters and hot summers, with temperatures reaching 86ºF (30º C).
Durango is developing one of the most ambitious investment programs, which focuses on road infrastructure and communications.
Is the 2nd National Producer of: Forage oats, beans, apple, and forage
First National Ranking of: Silver (2nd), Gold (4th), Zinc (2nd), Cooper (5th)
Largest forest reserve in the country #1 in the national timber forest production
Durango has 295 sunny days a year, 5.8 km/m2 of solar radiation with a triple solar intensity than the international average.
The Durango International Airport (DGO) receives direct flights from Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles.
The historic 99-room and suite Hotel Gobernador Durango is ready and waiting for events up to 500 guests, as well as the streamlined 138-room Fiesta Inn Durango, which can host up to 200 people in its meeting rooms.
The two largest venues are the Durango’s Fairgrounds and Exposition Center and the recently remodeled Bicentennial Center of Culture and Conventions boasts 56,242.40 ft² (5,225.09 m²) and can host events of up to 4,200 people.
Don’t miss the Museum of the Revolution in what was once General Pancho Villa’s own house, a tour of the colonial center and a visit by train before or after events or meetings to the astounding Copper Canyon, 150 miles away.