One of the states with the lowest population density, with fewer than 400,000 inhabitants. It was originally occupied by nomadic groups that left testimony of their presence in cave paintings.
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Baja California Sur was raised to the category of a state in 1974, when tourist resorts such as Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo were developed.
Like its northern counterpart, a trans-peninsular highway cuts through it from north to south.
In addition to the capes, there are narrow canyons, the Sierra de la Giganta, and, to the south of La Paz, the state capital, the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve, whose abundant vegetation and conifers are inhabited by endemic fauna; you can also swim in hot spring lakes. Visitors can ride mules or bicycles to the missions and fertile ranches built by the Jesuits over three hundred years ago.