Baja California

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This article is aboot the Mexican state. For the peninsula, see Baja California peninsula. For ither uisses, see Baja_California_(disambiguation).
Baja California
Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California
State

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Seal
Anthem: Canto a Baja California
State o Baja California athin Mexico
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Mexicali
Lairgest Ceety Tijuana
Municipalities 5
Admission 16 Januar 1952[1]
Order 29t
Government
 • Govrenor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid PAN
 • Senators[2] Alejandro González PAN
Rafael Díaz PAN
Fernando Castro Trenti PRI
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 70,113 km2 (27,071 sq mi)
  Ranked 12t
Highest elevation[5] 3,100 m (10,200 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 3,155,070
 • Rank 14t
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Density rank 19t
Demonym Bajacaliforniano(a)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT[a] (UTC-7)
Postal code 21, 22
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-BCN
HDI Increase 0.868 high Ranked 4th
GDP US$ 23.03 billion.[b]
Website Official Web Site

^ a. 2010 an later, Baja California is the anerlie state tae uise the USA DST schedule state wide, while the rest o Mexico (except for sma portions o ither northren staes) stairts DST 3-4 weeks later an ends DST ane week earlier)[7]

^ b. The state's GDP wis 294.8 billion o pesos in 2008,[8] amoont correspondin tae 23.03 billion o dollars, being a dollar wirth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[9]

Baja California[10] (Spainyie pronunciation: [ˈbaxa kaliˈfornja], English: /ˈbɑːhɑː kælɨˈfɔrnjə/) offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California (Inglis: Free an Sovereign State o Lawer Californie) is ane o the 31 states which, wi Mexico Ceety-the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is the northwastmaist state o Mexico, but afore becomin a state in 1953, the aurie wis kent as the North Territory o Baja California. It haes an aurie o 70,113 km2 (27,071 sq mi), or 3.57% o the land mass o Mexico an comprises the northren hauf o the Baja California peninsulae, north o the 28t parallel.

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Notes
  1. "Transformación Política de Territorio Norte de la Baja California a Estado 29" (in Spanish).  (Spainyie)
  2. "Senadores por Baja California LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Baja California". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  4. "Medio Físico del Estado de Baja California". e-local.gob.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  5. Saldierna, J. F. Mexico y sus estados. Editorial Emán. p. 68. 
  6. "Proyecciones de la población de México 2005–2050". Consejo Nacional de Población. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  7. Daylight Saving Time Around the World 2010
  8. "Sistema de Cuantas Nacionales de Mexico.". 2010. p. 40. Retrieved October 1, 2010. 
  9. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano.". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  10. Sometimes informally referred tae as Baja California Norte tae distinguish it frae baith the Baja California peninsulae, o which it forms the northren hauf, an Baja California Sur, the adjacent state that covers the soothren hauf o the peninsulae. While it is a well-established term for the northren hauf o the Baja California peninsulae, housomeivver, its uisage wad no be correct, acause Baja California Norte haes niver existit as a poleetical designation for a state, territory, destrict or region.

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