capital city of the department of Durazno in Uruguay

Durazno is a city in Uruguay. It is the capital of the Durazno Department. About 30,000 people lived there.

Geography Edit

Durazno is on the south banks of the Yí River. This river is an tributary to the Río Negro River.

History Edit

The city was founded on 12 October 1821, under the name of San Pedro del Durazno, as a homage to Brazilian Emperor Pedro I.

Other websites Edit

  •   Media related to Durazno at Wikimedia Commons