Seaside of La Paz
Location of municipality in Baja California Sur
|State||Baja California Sur|
|• Municipal president||Víctor Castro Cosío (PRD)|
|• Total||20,274.98 km2 (7,828.21 sq mi)|
|• Total||290,286 |
|Data source: INEGI|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Pacific (US Mountain))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (Pacific)|
|Website||(in Spanish) Ayuntamiento de La Paz|
|Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México|
La Paz is a municipality of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. Its area of 20,275 km² (7,828.2 sq mi) makes it the municipality in Mexico with the fourth-largest area. It had a population of 290,286 inhabitants in the 2015 census. Its municipal seat, also named La Paz, is the state capital.
As of 2015, the municipality had a total population of 290,286. 
As of 2015, the city of La Paz had a population of 244,219. Other than the city of La Paz, the municipality had 1,749 localities, the largest of which (with 2015 populations in brackets) were: Todos Santos (6,485), El Centenario (6,068), classified as urban, and El Pescadero (3,151), Chametla (2,734), Colonia Calafia (2,064), Melitón Albáñez Domínguez (2,140), and Los Barriles (1,174), classified as rural.
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