Baja California Sur

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Baja California Sur
Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California Sur

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Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Municipalities of Baja California Sur
Coordinates: 25°50′N 111°58′W / 25.833°N 111.967°W / 25.833; -111.967Coordinates: 25°50′N 111°58′W / 25.833°N 111.967°W / 25.833; -111.967
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital La Paz
Municipalities 5
Largest City La Paz
Government
 • Governor Narciso Agúndez Montaño
(PRD)
 • Federal Deputies PRD: 2
 • Federal Senators PT: 2
PAN: 1
Area
Ranked 9th
 • Total 73,475 km2 (28,369 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 512,170(Ranked 32nd)
 • Demonym Sudcaliforniano
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
HDI (2004) 0.8269 - high
Ranked 4th
ISO 3166-2 MX-BCS
Postal abbr. B.C.S.

Baja California Sur is a state of Mexico. It is on the Baja California peninsula. Its capital is La Paz. About 500,000 people live there. Its name means "South Lower California".