Panama is a country in Central America with coastlines on the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. It has land borders with Colombia to the southeast and Costa Rica to the northwest.

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Panama City is the capital of Panama. Panama City is a very multicultural place, with large populations from many different parts of the world.

Boquete is a village in Chiriqui province, in the Pacific West of Panama.

The San Blas Islands is a group of islands which are located just off the Caribbean coast of Eastern Panama.


The Pacific West of Panama includes all of Chiriqui Province, Herrera Province and Los Santos Province, and the southern portion of Veraguas Province.

The Central Panama region includes much of Panama province and all of Colon and Cocle provinces.

Eastern Panama includes some of Panama Province and the whole of the largely impenetrable Darien Province plus Guna Yala.

The Caribbean West region of Panama includes all of Bocas del Toro province and Ngöbe-Buglé province as well as the northern portion of Veruguas province.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  3,410,000
  • Latitude of center:  8° 58' 48" (8.98°) north
  • Longitude of center:  79° 57' 36" (79.96°) west
  • Elevation:  60 meters (197 feet)
  • Capital:  Panama City
  • Area:  78,200 km² (30,193 miles²)
  • Languages:  Spanish, English
  • Currency:  Balboa (PAB)
  • Phone code:  507
  • Internet domain:  .pa
  • Neighbors:  Colombia, Costa Rica
  • Wikidata:  Panama
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Panama

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  • Albanian:  Panamaja
  • Amharic:  ፓናማ
  • Arabic:  بنما
  • Aragonese:  Panamá
  • Armenian:  Պանամա
  • Belarusian:  Панама
  • Bengali:  পানামা
  • Breton:  Panamá
  • Bulgarian:  Панама
  • Burmese:  ပနားမား
  • Catalan:  Panamà
  • Central Khmer:  ប៉ាណាម៉ា
  • Chinese:  巴拿马
  • Dzongkha:  པ་ན་མཱ
  • English:  Republic of Panama
  • Esperanto:  Panamo
  • Ewe:  Panama nutome
  • French:  Panamá
  • Fulah:  Panamaa
  • Galician:  Panamá
  • Georgian:  პანამა
  • Greek:  Παναμάς
  • Gujarati:  પનામા
  • Hebrew:  פנמה
  • Hindi:  पनामा
  • Italian:  Panamá
  • Japanese:  パナマ
  • Kannada:  ಪನಾಮಾ
  • Kashmiri:  पानामा
  • Korean:  파나마
  • Kurdish:  پاناما
  • Lao:  ປານາມາ
  • Macedonian:  Панама
  • Malayalam:  പനാമ
  • Marathi:  पनामा
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  पनामा
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Panamà
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ପାନାମା
  • Persian:  پاناما
  • Piemontese:  Panamà
  • Portuguese:  Panamá
  • Russian:  Панама
  • Sanskrit:  पानामा
  • Serbian:  Панама
  • Sicilian:  Panamà
  • Sinhala:  පැනමා
  • Spanish:  Panamá, República de Panamá
  • Tajik:  Панама
  • Tamil:  பணாமா, பனாமா
  • Telugu:  పనామా
  • Thai:  ประเทศปานามา, ปานามา, สาธารณรัฐปานามา
  • Tibetan:  པ་ནཱ་མ།
  • Tigrinya:  ፓናማ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Panamā
  • Uighur:  پاناما
  • Ukrainian:  Панама
  • Urdu:  پنامہ
  • Vietnamese:  Pa-na-ma
  • Volapük:  Panamän
  • Welsh:  Panamá
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Panama
  • Zulu:  i-Panama

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