Baja California (state)

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Baja California
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Country23x15px Mexico
CapitalMexicali
Municipalities5
Largest CityTijuana
Government
 • GovernorFrancisco Vega de Lamadrid (PAN)
 • Federal DeputiesPAN: 8
 • Federal SenatorsAlejandro González (PAN)
Rafael Díaz (PAN)
Fernando Castro (PRI)
Area
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Population
 (2005)
 • Total2,844,469 (Ranked 14th)
HDI (2004)0.8233 - high
Ranked 7th
ISO 3166-2MX-BCN
Postal abbr.B.C.
WebsiteState government

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.