Baja California Sur

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Baja California Sur

Estado Libre y Soberano de
Baja California Sur
Banner o Baja California Sur
Banner
Offeecial seal o Baja California Sur
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
El Acuario Del Mundo
(The aquarium o the warld)
State o Baja California Sur athin Mexico
State o Baja California Sur athin Mexico
Coordinates: 25°50′46″N 111°58′22″W / 25.84611°N 111.97278°W / 25.84611; -111.97278
KintraMexico
CaipitalLa Paz
Municipalities5
Lairgest CeetyLa Paz
Admission8 October 1974[1]
Order31st
Govrenment
 • GovrenorMarcos Covarrubias Villaseñor PRD
 • Senators[2]Francisco J. Obregón PT
Josefina Cota PRD
Luis Coppola Joffroy PAN
 • Deputies[3]
Area
 • Total73,475 km2 (28,369 sq mi)
 Ranked 9th
Highest elevation2,080 m (6,820 ft)
Population
 (2010)[6]
 • Tot637,026
 • Rank32nd
 • Density8.7/km2 (22/sq mi)
 • Density rank32nd
Demonym(s)Sudcaliforniano (a)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Postal code
23
Area code
ISO 3166 codeMX-BCS
HDIIncrease 0.878 Very High Ranked 2nd
GDPUS$ 3,967,628.2 thousands or US$ 3.968 billion [a]
WabsteidOfficial Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP was 50,785,641 thousands of pesos in 2006,[7] amount corresponding to 3,967,628.2 thousands of dollars, being a dollar worth 12,80 pesos (value of June 3, 2010).[8]

Baja California Sur (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈbaxa kaliˈfornja sur]), offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California Sur (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o Baja California Sur), (literally: Sooth Lawer Californie), is ane o the 31 states which, wi Mexico Ceety-the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. Afore becomin a state on 8 October 1974, the aurie wis kent as the Sooth Territory o Baja California. It haes an aurie o 73,475 km2 (28,369 sq mi), or 3.57% o the land mass o Mexico an comprises the soothren hauf o the Baja California peninsulae, sooth o the 28t parallel. It is bordered tae the north bi the state o Baja California, tae the wast bi the Paceefic Ocean, an tae the east bi the Gulf o Californie, kent as the "Sea o Cortés" an aw. An aw, the state haes maritime borders wi Sonora an Sinaloa tae the east athort the Gulf o Californie.

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  1. "Poder Legislativo del Estado de Quintana Roo" (PDF) (in Spanish).CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link) (in Spaingie)
  2. "Senadores por Baja California Sur LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved October 1, 2010.
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Baja California Sur". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved October 1, 2010.
  4. "Baja California Sur". SRE. Retrieved October 1, 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. "Sistema de Cuantas Nacionales de Mexico" (PDF). 2010. p. 40. Retrieved October 1, 2010.
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010.

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