How do I upgrade Windows 2000 Active Directory to windows 2013 Active Directory

We have a Windows Server 2000 Active Directory server that needs to be upgraded.  I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 server ready to take its place.  Is it possible to go from Server 2000 to Server 2013 or do I have to go to Server 2003 first.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
You cannot go to 2013 since that doesn't exist.  You can go to 2012 R2, but you yes, you must remove all 2000 DCs first - upgrade those to 2003 R2 and then you can upgrade the rest of the domain.

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CodeonesysadminAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I answered the question.  A typo really isn't enough to invalidate my comment.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Further, a typo in the title is not enough for any qualified expert to ignore the question.
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Lee is correct. Award points fairly.

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