Baja California

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Baja California ("Lower California"), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Baja California (Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California), is a state in Mexico.wikipedia
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Sonora

Sonora, MexicoSonoranSonora State
The mainland portion of the state is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by Sonora, the U.S. state of Arizona, and the Gulf of California (also known as the "Sea of Cortez"), and on the south by Baja California Sur.
Sonora is bordered by the states of Chihuahua to the east, Baja California to the northwest and Sinaloa to the south.

Baja California Peninsula

Baja CaliforniaBaja PeninsulaLower California
It has an area of 70113 km2, or 3.57% of the land mass of Mexico and comprises the northern half of the Baja California Peninsula, north of the 28th parallel, plus oceanic Guadalupe Island.
The peninsula extends 1247 km from Mexicali, Baja California in the north to Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur in the south.

Arizona

AZState of ArizonaArizona, U.S.
The mainland portion of the state is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by Sonora, the U.S. state of Arizona, and the Gulf of California (also known as the "Sea of Cortez"), and on the south by Baja California Sur.
Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.

Guadalupe Island

Isla GuadalupeGuadalupeIsla de Guadalupe
It has an area of 70113 km2, or 3.57% of the land mass of Mexico and comprises the northern half of the Baja California Peninsula, north of the 28th parallel, plus oceanic Guadalupe Island.
Guadalupe Island or Isla Guadalupe is a volcanic island 250 km² and located 241 km off the west coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula and some 400 km southwest of the city of Ensenada in the state of Baja California, in the Pacific Ocean.

Mexicali

Mexicali, Baja CaliforniaMexicali, MexicoMEX
Over 75% of the population lives in the capital city, Mexicali, in Ensenada, or in Tijuana.
Mexicali is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California and seat of the Municipality of Mexicali.

Tijuana

Tijuana, MexicoTijuana, Baja CaliforniaTijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Over 75% of the population lives in the capital city, Mexicali, in Ensenada, or in Tijuana.
Tijuana is the largest city of both Baja California State and the Baja Peninsula.

Ensenada, Baja California

EnsenadaEnsenada, MexicoCity of Ensenada
Over 75% of the population lives in the capital city, Mexicali, in Ensenada, or in Tijuana.
Ensenada is a coastal city in Mexico, the third-largest in Baja California.

Baja California Sur

Baja CaliforniaBahía TortugasSouth Territory of Baja California
The mainland portion of the state is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by Sonora, the U.S. state of Arizona, and the Gulf of California (also known as the "Sea of Cortez"), and on the south by Baja California Sur.
It is bordered to the north by the state of Baja California, to the west by the Pacific Ocean, and to the east by the Gulf of California.

California

CAState of CaliforniaCalifornia, USA
Its northern limit is the U.S. state of California.
California shares a border with Oregon to the north, Nevada and Arizona to the east, and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south.

Tecate

Tecate, Baja CaliforniaTecate, MexicoTecate, Baja California, Mexico
Other important cities include San Felipe, Rosarito and Tecate.
Tecate ( Spanish ) is a city in Baja California, Mexico, and the municipal seat of Tecate Municipality.

Gulf of California

Sea of CortezSea of CortésCortezian
The mainland portion of the state is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by Sonora, the U.S. state of Arizona, and the Gulf of California (also known as the "Sea of Cortez"), and on the south by Baja California Sur.
It is bordered by the states of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, and Sinaloa with a coastline of approximately 4000 km.

San Felipe, Baja California

San Felipe
Other important cities include San Felipe, Rosarito and Tecate.
San Felipe is a town on the bay of San Felipe in the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) in the Mexican state of Baja California, 190 km south of the United States border and within the municipality of Mexicali.

28th parallel north

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It has an area of 70113 km2, or 3.57% of the land mass of Mexico and comprises the northern half of the Baja California Peninsula, north of the 28th parallel, plus oceanic Guadalupe Island.
In Mexico the parallel defines the border between the states of Baja California and Baja California Sur.

Sonoran Desert

SonoranSonora DesertArizona desert
To the east of the mountain range, the Sonoran Desert dominates the landscape.
The Sonoran Desert (Desierto de Sonora) is a North American desert which covers large parts of the Southwestern United States in Arizona and California and of Northwestern Mexico in Sonora, Baja California, and Baja California Sur.

Administrative divisions of Mexico

StateMexican stateMexican States
It is the northernmost and westernmost of the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
In total there are 2438 municipalities in Mexico; the state with the highest number of municipalities is Oaxaca, with 570, and the state with the lowest number is Baja California, with only 5.

Cedros Island

Isla CedrosIsla de CedrosCedros
The Coronado, Todos Santos and Cedros Islands are also on the Pacific Shore.
Cedros Island (Isla de Cedros, "island of cedars" in Spanish) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the state of Baja California, Mexico.

Valle de Guadalupe

GuadalupeGuadalupe ValleyGuadalupe, Baja California
It is in this area where a few valleys can be found, such as the Valle de Guadalupe, the major wine-producing area in Mexico.
The Valle de Guadalupe (Guadalupe Valley) is an area of Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, Mexico that is an increasingly popular tourist destination for wine and Baja Med cuisine.

Paipai

Akwa'alaPai PaiKw'al
In the north were several groups belonging to the Yuman language family, including the Kiliwa, Paipai, Kumeyaay, Cocopa, and Quechan.
The Paipai (Pai pai, Pa'ipai, Akwa'ala, Yakakwal) are an indigenous people of Mexico living in northern Baja California.

Coronado Islands

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The Coronado, Todos Santos and Cedros Islands are also on the Pacific Shore.
The Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado or Islas Coronados; Islands of the Coronation(s)) are a group of four islands off the northwest coast of the Mexican state of Baja California.

Kumeyaay

Kumeyaay peopleDiegueñoDiegueno
In the north were several groups belonging to the Yuman language family, including the Kiliwa, Paipai, Kumeyaay, Cocopa, and Quechan.
They live in the states of California in the US and Baja California in Mexico.

Kiliwa

Kiliwa peopleK'olewKiliwa language
In the north were several groups belonging to the Yuman language family, including the Kiliwa, Paipai, Kumeyaay, Cocopa, and Quechan.
The Kiliwa (Kiliwa: K'olew) are an indigenous people of Mexico living in northern Baja California.

Mexico

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Baja California ("Lower California"), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Baja California (Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California), is a state in Mexico.
In Baja California, Ernesto Ruffo Appel was elected as governor.

Isla Todos Santos

Todos Santos IslandTodos SantosBay of Todos Santos
The Coronado, Todos Santos and Cedros Islands are also on the Pacific Shore.
Isla Todos Santos is a pair of islands about 19.3 km off Ensenada, Baja California, at 31.79972°N, -116.78889°W best known for surfing.

Cocopah

CocopaCocopah peopleCucapá
In the north were several groups belonging to the Yuman language family, including the Kiliwa, Paipai, Kumeyaay, Cocopa, and Quechan.
The Cocopah, also Cucapá (in Cocopa: Kwapa or Kwii Capáy - "Cloud People" referring to the fog along the Colorado River), are Native Americans who live in Baja California and Sonora, Mexico, and in Arizona in the United States.

Junípero Serra

Junipero SerraFather Junipero SerraFather Junípero Serra
More importantly, the 1769 expedition to settle Alta California under Gaspar de Portolà and Junípero Serra resulted in the first overland exploration of the northwestern portion of the state.
Saint Junípero Serra y Ferrer, O.F.M. (, Juníper Serra i Ferrer; November 24, 1713 – August 28, 1784), was a Roman Catholic Spanish priest and friar of the Franciscan Order who founded a mission in Baja California and the first nine of 21 Spanish missions in California from San Diego to San Francisco, in what was then Alta California in the Province of Las Californias, New Spain.