Baja California Sur

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Baja California Sur

Estado Libre y Soberano de
Baja California Sur
Banner o Baja California Sur
Banner
Official seal of 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
 • Total73475 km2 (28,369 sq mi)
 Ranked 9th
Highest elevation2080 m (6,820 ft)
Population
 (2010)[6]
 • Total637,026
 • 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]
WebsiteOfficial 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 1 October 2010.
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Baja California Sur". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
  4. "Baja California Sur". SRE. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
  5. Saldierna, J. F. Mexico y sus estados. Editorial Emán. p. 68. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  6. "Proyecciones de la población de México 2005-2050". Consejo Nacional de Población. Retrieved 10 August 2010.
  7. "Sistema de Cuantas Nacionales de Mexico" (PDF). 2010. p. 40. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved 10 August 2010.

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