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Geography Statistics of Panama

Panama's Information

Flag of Panama
Land Area 74,340 km2
Water Area 1,080 km2
Total Area 75,420km2 (#116)
Population 3,705,246 (#130)
Population Density 49.84/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $93.12 Billion
GDP Per Capita $22,800
Currency Balboa (PAB)
Largest Cities

About Panama

  • Coastline: 1,547 miles (2,490 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 29,340 sq miles (75,990 sq km)
    (water) 853 sq miles (2,210 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 30,193 sq miles (78,200 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 9 provinces and 1 territory; the provinces include Bocas del Toro, Chiriqui, Cocle, Colon, Darien, Herrera, Los Santos, Panama and Veraguas; the territory is San Blas (Kuna Yala).
  • Horizontal Width: 598 km (334 miles) from the eastern border with Costa Rica to the western border with Colombia
  • Vertical Length: 190 km (101 miles) from Tonosi to the Gulf of Mosquitos

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) Costa Rica, Columbia
  • Geographic Center: Penonome, Panama located at coordinates 8° 30' N / 80° 22' W
  • Highest Point: Volcan Baru - 11,401 ft. (3,475 m)
  • Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean - 0 ft. (0 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.