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  Baja California - Location and size, Climate, Plants and animals, Environmental protection
Baja California is bordered on the north by California, on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by the Golfo de California and the Colorado River, and on the south by Baja California Sur.
Baja California had a total population of 2,487,367 in 2000; of the total, 1,252,581 (just over 50%) were men and 1,234,786 (just under 50%) were women.
Among the 20 museums of Baja California are several history museums in Enseñada and a wax museum and a pre-Columbian museum in Tijuana.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /mexico/Aguascalientes-M-xico/Baja-California.html   (2951 words)

 Baja California Sur - Location and size, Climate, Plants and animals, Environmental protection
Baja California Sur's largest rivers are the San Ignacio and the Raymundo.
Baja California Sur had a total population of 424,041 in 2000; of the total, 216,250 (51%) were men and 207,791 (49%) were women.
Baja California Sur became a federal state in 1974 under the presidency of Luis Echeverría, with 3 municipalities: La Paz, Comondú, and Mulegé.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /mexico/Aguascalientes-M-xico/Baja-California-Sur.html   (2443 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Baja California
It is sometimes informally referred to as Baja California Norte, to distinguish it from both the Baja California peninsula, of which it forms the northern half, and Baja California Sur, the adjacent state that covers the southern half of the peninsula.
The state is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by Sonora, the U.S. State of Arizona, and the Sea of Cortez or Gulf of California, and on the south by Baja California Sur.
The Cocopa and Quechan of northeastern Baja California practiced agriculture in the floodplain of the lower Colorado River.
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In Baja California Sur, this activity is concentrated in the municipality of Comondú and the rest in small units spread across the state. Corn was the most significant crop in the 1999-2000 agricultural cycle, in so far as size of planted area.
This covers 85.8% of state consumption. Fisheries Baja California Sur has the largest extension of coastline in the country (2,705.39 km [1,681 miles], 22% of the coastline in the country), of which 1,400 km (870 miles) correspond to the Pacific Ocean and 1,305 km (811 miles) to the Gulf of California.
In the region of the southern Gulf of California, economic structure is not diversified and not consolidated because of inadequate exploitation of water mantles.
www.icfdn.org /publications/na2006/documents/EconomicDevelopment-FINAL-January2006.doc   (16916 words)

  Baja California (state)
B.C. Baja California is the northernmost state of Mexico; it is mostly located on the northern half of the Baja California peninsula.
The state is bordered on the north by the United States, the west by the Pacific Ocean, the east by Sonora and the Sea of Cortez, and the south by Baja California Sur.
In 1850, after Alta California has been annexed by the United States to become the US state of California, Baja California is further divided into northern and southern territories.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/baja_california__state_   (265 words)

 Area Development Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
According to the latest data (2001) on the Baja California maquiladora industry, there are at least 1,270 of these operations in the state employing at least 262,000 workers.
Baja California's labor pool is as educated and skilled as those found in other Mexican states, and then some.
In recent years Rubio reports having seen an influx of more skilled jobs in Baja California, "not just assembly of A with B. Our school systems — especially the universities — support all this by integrating their programs with the needs of the factories." Engineering and other technical-focused studies are encouraged.
www.area-development.com /Pages/BajaCal.html   (2316 words)

 Baja California Sur
It is bordered to the north by the state of Baja California Norte, to the west by the Pacific Ocean, and to the south and east by the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortes.
Baja California Sur has a population of 329,892, according to the 1990 census.
This is attested by the existence of sound higher education institutions, such as the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur, the Regional Technological Institute, the Pedagogic University, the State School of Music and several high-level scientific research institutions.
www.mexconnect.com /MEX/austin/baja.html   (1094 words)

 Alta California - IBWiki
The Republic of Alta California is a representative republic.
Alta California has not learned to exploit its riches, which include lumber, minerals and metals, oil (which is known to be found off of the coast), and agricultural lands, due to the extensive militarization Alta California has experienced ever since fighting with Tejas had begun.
It is often said of Catholicism in Alta California, that all of the priests and nuns live int he 21st century, but their covnents and seminaries are stuck in the 15th century.
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 Baja California Sur Community-Based Opportunities and Needs: Geography of BCS
The head of the municipality and the state is the city of La Paz, but the municipal territory extends to the coastal town of Todos Santos on the Pacific side of Baja California Sur.
The municipality is located in the central part of the state of Baja California Sur, along the coast of the Gulf of California.
The municipality of Mulege covers an area of 20,563 square miles, which accounts for 44.9% of the state area; it is the second largest municipality in México after Ensenada in Baja California.
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 Baja California Sur, Mexico - Mexfiles Mexico travelogues
Dear reader, on this occasion we will discuss the state of Baja California South, situated in the north-west of Mexico in the southern part of the peninsula with the same name.
To the north, this entity borders the state of Baja California, to the east is the sea of Cortez, to the south and west is the Pacific ocean; it contains 5 municipalities which are, from north to south, Mulegé, Loreto, Comondú, La Paz and Los Cabos.
Baja California Sur possesses the greater part of those attractions important to tourism: a benign climate with a mean temperature of 23 degrees Celsius, sport fihsing and watersports, historical sites such as its Jesuit missions, arqueological zones, cave paintings, petroglyphs, fossilized deposits of shells and, perhaps most important, the hospitality and kindess of it's people.
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 Baja california population   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
According to the 2000 census, the state of Baja California's population was 2,487,367.
Baja California is the northernmost state of Mexico.
Baja California Sur State lies between the 22º 00' and 22º 30' north latitude.
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 List of Cities in Baja California Sur Mexico
Baja California Sur is one of the 31 States of Mexico, occupying the part of the Baja California peninsula south of the 28th parallel.
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.
The territories of Baja California Sur and Baja California were created in 1888 under the government of President Porfirio Díaz.
www.mexicotravel.in /mexicocities/bajacaliforniasur   (594 words)

 Escalera Nautica.com - Sea of Cortes Project - Mexico´s #1 Touristic Project - Proyecto Mar de Cortes - Escalera ...
The Escalera Nautica megaproject was formalized the 21th of February of 2001 in La Paz Baja California Sur, with the signature of the agreement between president Vicente Fox, the Secretary of Tourism Leticia Navarro, the Director Fonatur John McCarthy and the governors of Sonora, Baja California, Baja California Sur and Sinaloa.
For the Governor of Baja California Sur, Leonel Cota, the Escalera Nautica represents a permanent economic and social detonation for the north region of the country as well as a crucial opportunity to consolidate the leadership of Mexico in tourist matter.
In California, the supply is concentrated in the south of the state, in the counties of Ventura, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego, where 95 navy with around 38.800 positions are located, 63% of the total of the organization.
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 San Diego Metropolitan Magazine - Baja California And San Diego Face Bright Economic, Cultural Future
Baja California owes much of its economic growth to the maquiladora industries, hundreds of factories that proliferate on the Mexican side of the border, assembling goods from electronics to medical devices to irrigation equipment.
Baja California’s Ministry of Economic Development reports that 14 new maquiladora businesses opened in Baja California during the first five months of the year.
Baja tourists may still drop by their traditional haunts — the Tecate brewery, for instance — but many are also heading out for a tour of the popular wineries in the Valle de Guadalupe near Ensenada.
www.sandiegometro.com /2006/sep/baja2.php   (2271 words)

 WELCOME -State Government of Baja California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
One of the fundamental considerations when approaching us the past of Baja California is the one of which its history.
Baja California gains more and more presence through out time in the world of international business.
The Government of the Baja California State, through the State DIF, develops various programs for the attention to children and young people.
www.bajacalifornia.gob.mx /english/index.jsp   (274 words)

 Baja California - State Government - Mexican Government
Baja California has six border crossing points by ground with California, and a maritime custom in the Port of Ensenada.
The custom buildings for traffic by ground are located in the municipalities of Tijuana, Tecate and Mexicali, and border with the U.S.A. towns of San Ysidro, Otay and Tecate in the San Diego County, and with Calexico and Los Algodones in the Imperial County.
The Baja California State has a roadway net of 6,955.6 miles; the four lane roadways cover 232.5 miles, the two lane roadways equal 1,501.25 miles, the covering roads equal 2,557.5 miles; 1,932.5 miles belong to breaches and 223.1 miles to dirt roads.
www.gobierno.com.mx /english/bajacalifornia.php   (965 words)

 Baja Information
It borders on Sonora to the northeast, Baja California Sur to the south and the North American state of California to the north.
The total area of the Baja California state is 70,113 sq.
Baja borders the State of California and San Diego is just a 30-minute to 1-hour drive away.
baja-relocation.com /information.htm   (544 words)

 Sweedler: Executive Summary
In California, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Energy Commission (CEC) are the principal agencies charged with regulating the energy sector.
Baja California, although geographically isolated from the rest of Mexico and comprising less than three percent of the Mexican population, accounts for about 40% of the Mexican border population.
The demand for electricity in Baja California grew at twice the rate as the national average between 1982 and 1992, reflecting economic growth in the region, largely owing to the expansion of the maquiladora industry.
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 Escalera Nautica
Five of these are to be in Baja California, three in Baja California Sur, and one each in Sonora and Sinaloa.
By 1973, the Baja California peninsula study and mapping was completed, and a grand presentation was scheduled at Los Pinos when the Mexican White House was occupied by President Luis Echeverria Alvarez.
Those are the types of potentials we have as a State, we have over 1,000 miles of shoreline, and we have to exploit that with sustained development (we’d be one of the top 15 countries in the world if we were a country).
www.bajaquest.com /escaleranautica.htm   (7296 words)

 Critical Habitat Proposed for California Red-Legged Frog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The historic range of the California red-legged frog extended coastally from the vicinity of Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California, and inland from the vicinity of Redding, Shasta County, California, south to northwestern Baja California, Mexico.
The decline of the California red-legged frog is attributed to the spread of exotic predators such as bullfrogs, and changes that have fragmented habitat, isolated populations and degraded streams.
The historic range of the California red-legged frog extended along the coast from the vicinity of Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, and inland from the vicinity of Redding, Shasta County, in California, southward to northwestern Baja California, Mexico.
www.fws.gov /pacific/news/2000/2000-143.htm   (6530 words)

 Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
The city is bordered to the north by San Diego County, California, United States; to the south, by the municipalities of Playas de Rosarito and Ensenada; with the municipality of Tecate to the east; and to the west, by the Pacific Ocean.
The municipality of Tijuana has an extension of 1,727 square kilometers and includes part of the Coronado Islands located off the coast of the municipality in the Pacific Ocean.
Currently, it is the biggest high school in Baja California in terms of enrollment and headquarters one of the two international baccalaureate programs in the city.
creekin.net /c5092-n121-tijuana-baja-california-mexico.html   (1748 words)

 SDSU Faculty Profile - Dr. Victor Miguel Ponce - Flood hydrology of the Binational Cottonwood Creek - Arroyo Alamar, ...
The Tijuana River basin encompasses the County of San Diego and the municipalities of Tijuana, Rosarito and Tecate, in Baja California.
The objective of this study is to analyze the hydrologic conditions of the Alamar Creek watershed, to determine flood frequency and to calculate the flood discharge of the "free basin".
The compilation of existing maps in California and Baja California, determination of the network topology (i.e., the anatomy of the drainage network) of the basin of Cottonwood- Alamar Creek, and delineation of subbasins.
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Within Baja California, there is a hierarchy among the municipalities, with residents of Mexicali enjoying the highest level of well being in the state according to INEGI's rankings.
INEGI uses a statistical technique called cluster analysis to compare and rank municipalities against each, both within their state and against all other municipalities in the nation.
All 5 of Baja California's municipalities are in the top category which includes 242 of 2443 municipalities, comprising 58% of national population.
www.sandiegodialogue.org /Report/April01/pg5.html   (1198 words)

 Baja California Sur at State Crawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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B.C.S. Baja California Sur is one of the 31 States of Mexico, occupying the part of the Baja California Peninsula south of the 28th parallel.
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, also known as the Sea of Cortez.
www.statecrawler.net /state/baja-california-sur.html   (768 words)

 Baja California Rainfall Reprieve Will Not End Water Shortag
The recent rainy weather means that the northwestern and most populated portion of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula will not run out of water this year.
Nevertheless, most experts estimate that the state of Baja California in its entirety (the northern half of the peninsula of the same name) has no more than three to five more years, even with the recent rains, before the water supply just plain gives out.
Water in Baja California currently comes via aqueduct from the Colorado River, that is what is left by the time it gets here.
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 News: Mexico: Hurricane John - Aug 2006, Emergency in Mexico's Baja California as hurricane nears
Baja California Civil Safety director Jose Gajon said 15,000 people in the three municipalities were being evacuated to 131 shelters that can withstand the storm's powerful winds.
Forecasts said it was unlikely the storm would hit the another part of the Mexican coast before it slams into the Baja California peninsula, although any slight deviation from the projected track could easily take it inland.
At 0900 GMT, the hurricane's eye was located 175 kilometers (110 miles) southeast of Baja California's southern tip, and was moving toward the northwest at 20 kilometers (13 miles) per hour, the NHC said.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/VBOL-6T8GD7?OpenDocument   (567 words)

 Whale Watching in Baja California
For thousands of years the grey whales have migrated to Baja in the winter to bear there young in the warm and placid waters surrounding the Baja Peninsula.
During these months, boat excursions are available all along Baja California, giving tourists the chance to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural environment, see the newborn calves and enjoy the blowhole water shows.
Baja California’s capital, La Paz, is located approximately halfway between Loreto and Cabo and its larger airport offers more flight options.
bajainsider.com /baja-california-travel/baja-adventures/whale-watching/whalewatchingbaja01.htm   (969 words)

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