Located in the continent of Central America, Panama covers 74,340 square kilometers of land and 1,080 square kilometers of water, making it the 119th largest nation in the world with a total area of 75,420 square kilometers.
Panama became an independent state in 1903, after gaining its sovereignty from Spain. The population of Panama is 3,510,045 (2012) and the nation has a density of 47 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Panama is the Balboa (PAB). As well, the people of Panama are refered to as Panamanian.
The dialing code for the country is 507 and the top level internet domain for Panamanian sites is .pa.
To learn more, visit our detailed Panama section.
|Density||47.2 / km2 ( 122.3 / mi2 )|
|GDP||46,212,600,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||13,166 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||74,340 km2 (28,703 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,080 km2 (417 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Costa Rica, Colombia|
What is the capital of Panama?
Panama is the capital city of Panama. It has a population of 408,168, and is located on a latitue of 8.99 and longitude of -79.52.
Panama is also the political center of Panama, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Panama, the Capital Of Panama
|Elevation||17 meters over sea level|
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