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Is Baja part of Mexico or California or both?

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The Baja California peninsula (meaning Lower California) is part of Mexico and has always been since Mexico's independence in 1821.

Before becoming a state in 1953, Baja was known as the North Territory of Baja California. Right now it is conformed by two federal states: Baja California (Capital: Mexicali) and Baja California Sur (Capital: La Paz).

Baja California is both the northernmost and westernmost state of Mexico.


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Is Baja California in the US or Mexico?

The Baja California Peninsula is part of Mexico. It is also composed by two federal states: Baja California (Capital: Mexicali) and Baja California Sur (Capital: La Paz).

What tectonic process is ongoing between Baja California and the Mexico?

Baja California is on the Pacific Plate and across the Gulf of California, the rest of Mexico is on the North American plate. Both plates are sliding, in a way that the Pacifi

Is baja California located in Mexico or US.?

It's in Mexico. If you look at a map of the western coast, Baja  California is the long peninsula that sticks out south of  California.    In Spanish, Baja California