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Republic of Panama
República de Panamá (Spanish)
Motto: "Pro Mundi Beneficio"
"For the Benefit of the World"
Anthem: Himno Istmeño  (Spanish)
Hymn of the Isthmus
Location of Panama
Capital
and largest city
Panama City
8°58′N79°32′W / 8.967°N 79.533°W / 8.967; -79.533
Official languagesSpanish
Ethnic groups[1]
DemonymPanamanian
Canalero (informal)
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic
Juan Carlos Varela
Isabel Saint Malo
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence/Separation
• from Spain
28 November 1821
• from Colombia
3 November 1903
Area
• Total
74,177.3 km2 (28,640.0 sq mi)[2]
• Water (%)
2.9
Population
• November 2016 estimate
4,058,374[3]
• 2010 census
3,405,813[4]
• Density
45.9/km2 (118.9/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
• Total
$87.373 billion[5]
• Per capita
$21,978[5]
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
• Total
$52.132 billion[5]
• Per capita
$13,113[5]
Gini (2012) 42.7[6]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.788[7]
high · 37th
Currency
Time zoneEST(UTC−5)
Drives on theright
Calling code+507
ISO 3166 codePA
Internet TLD.pa

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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