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
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.
Website www.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".