Baja California

A Mexican peninsula extending into the Pacific Ocean from the southern end of the US state of , Baja California provides some of 's most dramatic sea and landscapes.
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is the capital of the state of Baja California in , directly across the border from , , United States. Photo: Rosa Montelongo, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Baja California

  • Type: Peninsula
  • Description: peninsula of North America on the Pacific Coast of Mexico
  • Category: peninsula
  • Location: ,
Latitude of center
28° or 28° north
Longitude of center
-113.5° or 113° 30' west
Elevation
186 metres (610 feet)
Geo­Names ID
4017701

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Neder-Kalifornië
  • Arabic: Rawis han Baja California
  • Arabic: شبه جزيرة باخا كاليفورنيا
  • Arabic: شبه جزيرة كاليفورنيا
  • Armenian: Կալիֆոռնիա
  • Asturian: Península de Baxa California
  • Azerbaijani: Kaliforniya yarımadası
  • Basque: Kaliforniako penintsula
  • Belarusian: Каліфорнія
  • Belarusian: Паўвостраў Каліфорнія
  • Bosnian: Donja Kalifornija
  • Breton: Ledenez Baja California
  • Bulgarian: Долна Калифорния
  • Catalan: Península de Baixa Califòrnia
  • Catalan: Península de Califòrnia
  • Catalan: Península de la Baixa Califòrnia
  • Cebuano: Baja California (lawis)
  • Cebuano: Baja California
  • Chinese: Península de Baja California
  • Chinese: 下加利福尼亚半岛
  • Chinese: 下加利福尼亞
  • Chinese: 下加利福尼亞半島
  • Chinese: 下加里福尼亞半島
  • Chinese: 加利福尼亚半岛
  • Chinese: 巴哈半島
  • Croatian: Baja California
  • Czech: Kalifornský poloostrov
  • Danish: Californiske Halvø
  • Dutch: Baja-Californië
  • Dutch: Baja California
  • Dutch: Californisch schiereiland
  • Dutch: Neder-Californië
  • English: Baja
  • English: Baja California Peninsula
  • English: Baja California peninsula
  • English: Baja Peninsula
  • English: Lower California Peninsula
  • Esperanto: Baja California
  • Esperanto: Basa Kalifornio
  • Esperanto: Duoninsulo Baja California
  • Esperanto: Kalifornia Duoninsulo
  • Esperanto: Kalifornia duoninsulo
  • Estonian: Baja California poolsaar
  • Estonian: California poolsaar
  • Faroese: Baja Kalifornia hálvoyggin
  • Finnish: Kalifornian niemimaa
  • French: Basse-Californie
  • French: Peninsule de Basse-Californie
  • French: Péninsule de Basse-Californie
  • Galician: Península de Baixa California
  • Galician: Península de California
  • Georgian: კალიფორნიის ნახევარკუნძული
  • German: Niederkalifornien
  • Greek: Χερσόνησος Μπάχα Καλιφόρνια
  • Hebrew: חצי האי באחה קליפורניה
  • Hungarian: Kaliforniai-félsziget
  • Indonesian: Jazirah Baja
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Peninsula de Baja California
  • Italian: Penisola della Bassa California
  • Italian: Penisola della California
  • Italian: Penisola di Bassa California
  • Japanese: カリフォルニア半島
  • Japanese: バハカリフォルニア半島
  • Japanese: バハ・カリフォルニア半島
  • Kazakh: Kalïfornïya tübegi
  • Kazakh: Калифорния түбегі
  • Kazakh: كالىيفورنىييا تۇبەگى
  • Kirghiz: Төмөнкү Калифорния
  • Korean: 깔리포르니아반도
  • Korean: 깔리포르니아 반도
  • Korean: 바하 칼리포르니아 반도
  • Korean: 바하칼리포르니아반도
  • Korean: 캘리포니아 반도
  • Latvian: Kalifornijas pussala
  • Lithuanian: Kalifornijos pusiasalis
  • Macedonian: Долна Калифорнија
  • Macedonian: Долнокалифорниски Полуостров
  • Macedonian: Калифорниски Полуостров
  • Macedonian: Калифорнија
  • Norwegian: Californiahalvøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Californiahalvøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Californiske halvøy
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den californiske halvøya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Californiahalvøya
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bassa Califòrnia
  • Panjabi: ਬਾਖ਼ਾ ਕੈਲੀਫ਼ੋਰਨੀਆ ਪਰਾਇਦੀਪ
  • Panjabi: ਹੇਠਲਾ ਕੈਲੀਫ਼ੋਰਨੀਆ ਪਰਾਇਦੀਪ
  • Persian: شبه جزیره باخا کالیفرنیا
  • Persian: شبه‌جزیره باخا کالیفرنیا
  • Persian: شبه‌جزیره باها کالیفرنیا
  • Persian: شبه‌جزیرهٔ باخا کالیفرنیا
  • Polish: Półwysep Kalifornijski
  • Portuguese: Baja California
  • Portuguese: Península da Baixa Califórnia
  • Portuguese: Península de Baja California
  • Romanian: Peninsula Baja California
  • Russian: Калифорнийский полуостров
  • Russian: Калифорния
  • Serbian: Donja Kalifornija
  • Serbian: Доња Калифорнија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Donja Kalifornija
  • Slovak: Dolná Kalifornia
  • Slovak: Kalifornský polostrov
  • Spanish: Baja California
  • Spanish: Peninsula de Baja California
  • Spanish: Peninsula de California
  • Spanish: Península de Baja California
  • Spanish: Península de California
  • Swahili: Rasi ya Baja Kalifornia
  • Swedish: Baja California
  • Swedish: Californiahalvön
  • Swedish: Southern California
  • Tamil: பாகா கலிபோர்னியா மூவலந்தீவு
  • Tamil: பாஜா கலிபோர்னியா தீபகற்பம்
  • Tamil: பாஹா கலிபோர்னியா தீபகற்பம்
  • Tatar: Калифорния
  • Thai: Baja California peninsula
  • Thai: คาบสมุทรบาฆากาลิฟอร์เนีย
  • Thai: คาบสมุทรบาฮากาลิฟอร์เนีย
  • Turkish: Baja California Yarımadası
  • Ukrainian: Каліфорнійський півострів
  • Ukrainian: Каліфорнія
  • Ukrainian: Нижня Каліфорнія
  • Ukrainian: Півострів Каліфорнія
  • Urdu: باجا کیلی فورنیا
  • Urdu: باجا کیلیفورنیا
  • Urdu: جزیرہ نما باجا کیلیفورنیا
  • Urdu: زیریں کیلی فورنیا
  • Urdu: زیریں کیلیفورنیا
  • Uzbek: Kaliforniya
  • Vietnamese: Bán đảo Baja California
  • Waray (Philippines): Rawis han Baja California
  • Welsh: Baja California
  • Welsh: Califfornia Isaf
  • Welsh: California Isaf
  • Welsh: Gorynys Baja California
  • Western Frisian: Kalifornysk Skiereilân
  • Western Frisian: Leech-Kalifornje
  • Western Frisian: Neder-Kalifornje
  • Wu Chinese: 下加利福尼亚半岛
  • Yue Chinese: 下加利福尼亞半島
  • La Baja California
  • Lower California
  • Península de la Baja California

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