Autonomous University of Baja California Sur

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Autonomous University of Baja California Sur
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur
Motto Spanish: Sabiduría como meta, patria como destino [1]
Motto in English
Wisdom as goal, fatherland as destiny
Type Public university
Established15 March 1976 [2]
Location, ,
24°06′03″N110°18′54″W / 24.100874°N 110.315121°W / 24.100874; -110.315121 Coordinates: 24°06′03″N110°18′54″W / 24.100874°N 110.315121°W / 24.100874; -110.315121

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Its library holds over 42,000 volumes. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "Nuestras universidades afiliadas: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur" (in Spanish). ANUIES. 2000. Archived from the original on 2008-06-06. Retrieved 2008-09-16.
  2. "Historia" (in Spanish). Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur. Archived from the original on 17 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-20.