Panama

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About Country

Capital
Panama City
Population
Approximately 4.4 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
57 people per square kilometer
GDP
$66.82 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Spanish is the official language, with English also widely spoken
Currency
Panamanian balboa (PAB), which is at parity with the US dollar (USD)
National Dish
Sancocho, a hearty chicken soup with root vegetables and herbs, is considered the national dish
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Panama, with Roman Catholicism being the largest denomination
Climate
Panama has a tropical climate, with a wet season from May to November and a dry season from December to April
Main Industries
The Panama Canal, financial services, tourism, agriculture, and manufacturing
Level of Development
Panama is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 73 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 75,420 square kilometers

Escape to the tropical paradise of Panama 🇵🇦, where pristine beaches 🏖️, lush rainforests 🌳, and fascinating history 🏛️ await. Immerse yourself in the country’s rich culture, explore the stunning national parks, and discover the many wonders of this enchanting destination. Plan your dream getaway today!

Panama is a country located in Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The country is known for its vibrant culture, diverse wildlife, and famous canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

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  • Av. Balboa, Panamá
  • Bocas del Toro, Panamá (1)
  • Bocas del Toro, Panama
  • Bocas del Toro, Panamá
  • Casco Antiguo, Panama
  • Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Ciudad del Saber, Panama City, Panama
  • Coiba Island, Panama
  • Hyatt place panama city, downtown, Panama city, Panama
  • Isla Franklin- Cabaña Tubasenika, Panama (1)
  • Isla Franklin- Cabaña Tubasenika, Panama
  • Omar Park, Panama
  • Panama Canal, Panama
  • Panama City, Panama (1)
  • Panama City, Panama
  • Panama City, Panamá
  • Playa Blanca, Saboga, Panama
  • Rooftop pool, Panama City, Panama
  • San Blas Islands, Panama (1)
  • San Blas Islands, Panama
  • San Blas, Panama (1)
  • San Blas, Panama
  • Selina Playa Venao, Las Escobas del Venado, Panama
  • Veraguas, Panamá
  • Zapatilla Island, Bastimentos Island, Panama

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Panama include:

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    Panama Canal: one of the most famous engineering feats in history, the Panama Canal allows ships to pass between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

  • 2

    San Blas Islands: an archipelago of 365 islands and cays located off the northeastern coast of Panama, known for their pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters.

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    Panama City: the capital of Panama, with a rich history, stunning colonial architecture, and a vibrant nightlife.

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    Boquete: a picturesque mountain town located in the Chiriquí Highlands, known for its coffee plantations and outdoor activities such as hiking, birdwatching, and whitewater rafting.

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    Bocas del Toro: a group of islands located in the western Caribbean Sea, known for their beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and surfing.

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    Coiba Island: a UNESCO World Heritage Site located off the southwestern coast of Panama, known for its pristine forests, marine life, and historic penal colony.

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    Embera Indigenous Village: a traditional village located in the Darien Province, where visitors can learn about the culture and way of life of the Embera people.

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    Portobelo: a historic town located on the Caribbean coast, known for its well-preserved colonial architecture and rich history as a major port for Spanish galleons.

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    Gulf of Chiriquí: a marine reserve located in the Pacific Ocean off the western coast of Panama, known for its diverse marine life and excellent snorkeling and diving.

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    Volcán Barú National Park: a national park located in the Chiriquí Highlands, home to Panama's highest peak, Volcán Barú, and a wide variety of flora and fauna.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Panama has to offer. The country is also known for its rich history, diverse indigenous cultures, and lively festivals and celebrations.

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