Las Cañas (Durango)

The most complete information about the small village of Las Cañas (pictures, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Durango has 59 inhabitants?

The town of Las Cañas (Durango) belongs to the municipality of Pueblo Nuevo. There are 59 inhabitants and it is 894 meters altitude. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #96 in terms of number of inhabitants.

In 2020, the authorities declared it uninhabited.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

The town of Las Cañas is located at 80.1 kilometers from El Salto, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Las Cañas.

#1 Where is Las Cañas? How to go? Map

Online map of Las Cañas (Durango) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.


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#2 The population of Las Cañas (Durango) is 59 inhabitants

Population data in Las Cañas (Durango)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Las Cañas: Total   Men   Women

According to the 2010 official census, in the town there were 28 males and 31 females. The female/male ratio is 1.107, and the birth rate is 4.11 children per woman. Of the total population, 0.00% comes from outside the State of Durango. 6.78% of the population is illiterate (3.57% of men and 9.68% of women). The education level is 5.48 (6.29 in men and 4.50 in women).

Indigenous culture in Las Cañas
62.71% of the population is indigenous, and 11.86% of the inhabitants speak one of the indigenous languages. 0.00% of the population speaks one of the indigineous languages, but not Spanish.

Unemployment and the economy in Las Cañas
27.12% of the inhabitants (more than 12 years) are economically active (57.14% of the men, and 0.00% of the women).

Housing and infrastructure in Las Cañas
In Las Cañas there are 7 housings. 0.00% of the housings have electricity, 33.33% have piped water, 0.00% have toilet or restroom, 33.33% have a radio receiver, 0.00% a television, 0.00% a fridge, 0.00% a washing-machine, 0.00% a car or a van, 0.00% a personal computer, 0.00% a landline telephone, 0.00% mobile phone, and 0.00% Internet access.

#3 Satellite photo of Las Cañas

With the satellite map of Las Cañas will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of Pueblo Nuevo. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of Las Cañas.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Las Cañas

Many people want to stay in the town of Las Cañas itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available:

#5 What to do in Las Cañas

A weekend in Las Cañas and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in Las Cañas and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Las mejores montes de Las Cañas para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro Calaveras (2140 meters): 10.6 km walk (148 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro El Camarón (1483 meters): 10.7 km walk (194 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro El Potrero (2043 meters): 8.6 km walk (152 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro La Pirámide (1873 meters): 11.7 km walk (156 minutes), heading West.
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Las Cañas?:
  • La Laguna de Coyotes (66 inhabitants): Located 11 km to the Northeast (14 minutes by car)
  • El Desmonte (14 inhabitants): Located 13 km to the Northeast (17 minutes by car)
  • Cueva Rasposa (124 inhabitants): Located 11 km to the East (14 minutes by car)
  • Corral de Piedra (50 inhabitants): Located 11 km to the East (16 minutes by car)
  • Sanguijuelas (46 inhabitants): Located 17 km to the Southeast (23 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of Las Cañas (Durango)

In Las Cañas there is a very characteristic age structure of the population, which you can see in the following population pyramid, with data from 2005. After analyzing the demographic data of Las Cañas, separated by men and women, and also by age groups, we can analyze what the future of the population in this town will be like.

Population pyramid of Las Cañas

#7 Pictures of Las Cañas

In order for you to enjoy nature around Las Cañas, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument pictures of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of Las Cañas, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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#8 The Postal Code of Las Cañas (Durango) is 34966

Are you going to send a letter to Las Cañas? Do you have a friend in Las Cañas and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Las Cañas consists of the following 5 digits: 34966. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Las Cañas ("34") correspond to the state code of Durango, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

#9 Vote for Las Cañas as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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