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Baja California Sur

(Encyclopedia) Baja California Sur Span.: bä´hä kälfr´nyä soor, state (1990 pop. 317,764), 27,571 sq mi (71,428 sq km), NW Mexico, on the S Baja California peninsula. La Paz is the capital. Most…

Los Cabos

(Encyclopedia) Los Cabos, resort area centered on the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur state, Mexico, encompassing much of the S tip of the Baja California peninsula…

La Paz

(Encyclopedia) La Pazlä päs, city (1990 pop. 137,641), capital and largest city of Baja California Sur state, W Mexico. A tourist spot and transportation hub for the southern Baja peninsula, La Paz…

Baja California

(Encyclopedia) Baja CaliforniaSpan.: bä´hä kälfr´nyä or Lower California, peninsula, c.760 mi (1,220 km) long and from 30 to 150 mi (48–241 km) wide, NW Mexico, separating the Gulf of California…

Mexico Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Mexico   The Aztec Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico, December 23, 1999. [© AP Images]   PROFILE OFFICIAL NAME: United Mexican States…

Mexico

(Encyclopedia) Mexico mk´sk, Span. México or Méjicoboth: m´hk, officially United Mexican States, republic (2015 est. pop. 125,891,000), 753,665 sq mi (1,952,500 sq km), S North America. It…