Baja California (state)
|• Governor||Francisco Vega de Lamadrid (PAN)|
|• Federal Deputies||PAN: 8|
|• Federal Senators||
Alejandro González (PAN)
Fernando Castro (PRI)
|• Total||69,921 km2 (26,997 sq mi)|
|• Total||2,844,469 (Ranked 14th)|
|HDI (2004)||0.8233 - high
Baja California is a Mexican state in the northern section of the Baja California Peninsula. It borders the state Baja California Sur to the south, and Sonora to the east. It also borders the U.S. state of California to the north. It means "Lower California".
Baja California is both the furthest north and furthest west state in Mexico.