Baja, USA is the 55 state to join the union. It is located immediately south of California, USA and is comprised of the former Mexican states Baja California and Baja California Sur. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, the Gulf of California / Sea of Cortez to the east, and California, USA to the north. It is the southern most contiguous US state. Prior to Baja annexation Florida was the southern most contiguous US state. It has an area of 144,022 km2 (55,607 sq mi), making it the 5th largest state.
The first inhabitants came to this region approximately 11,000 years ago and eventafd formed asdaf tribes