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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
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic
Juan Carlos Varela
Isabel Saint Malo
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from Spanish Empire
November 28, 1821
• union with Gran Colombia
December 1821
November 3, 1903
Area
• Total
75,417 km2 (29,119 sq mi)[2] (116th)
• Water (%)
2.9
Population
• 2016 estimate
4,034,119[3]
• 2010 census
3,405,813[4]
• Density
45.9/km2 (118.9/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$87.373 billion[5]
• Per capita
$23,024[5]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$55,122 billion[5] (78)
• Per capita
$13,654[5] (52)
Gini (2015)Negative increase 51.0[6]
high
HDI (2015)Increase 0.788[7]
high · 60th
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 January 20, 2018


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