Baja California Sur

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Baja California Sur

Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California Sur
Flag of Baja California Sur
Flag
Coat of arms of Baja California Sur
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Municipalities of Baja California Sur
Municipalities of Baja California Sur
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Country Mexico
CapitalLa Paz
Municipalities5
Largest CityLa Paz
Government
 • GovernorNarciso Agúndez Montaño
(PRD)
 • Federal DeputiesPRD: 2
 • Federal SenatorsPT: 2
PAN: 1
Area
 • Total73,475 km2 (28,369 sq mi)
Population
(2005)
 • Total512,170(Ranked 32nd)
 • Demonym
Sudcaliforniano
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
HDI (2004)0.8269 - high
Ranked 4th
ISO 3166-2MX-BCS
Postal abbr.B.C.S.
Websitewww.gbcs.gob.mx

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".