Where is Baja California and what country is part of?Which large body of water is on its west coast?
Baja California is part of Mexico. It is the peninsula sticking down from California with the Pacific ocean on the west and the sea of Cortez on the east.
Baja California is one of the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is equally the westernmost and the northernmost state of Mexico. On it's western boundary lies the Pacific Ocean. Check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baja_California to learn more.