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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
(2010[1])
Religion
(2015)[2]
91.5% Christianity
—63.2% Roman Catholic
—25.0% Protestant
—3.3% Other Christian
7.6% No religion
0.9% Other religions
Demonym(s)Panamanian
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic
Laurentino Cortizo
Jose Gabriel Carrizo
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from Spanish Empire
November 28, 1821
• union with Gran Colombia
December 1821
November 3, 1903
November 13, 1945
October 11, 1972
Area
• Total
75,417 km2 (29,119 sq mi)[3] (116th)
• Water (%)
2.9
Population
• 2018 estimate
4,176,869[4][5]
• 2010 census
3,405,813[6]
• Density
56/km2 (145.0/sq mi) (162)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$121.749 billion[7] (80th)
• Per capita
$28,456[7] (57th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$73.369 billion[7] (70th)
• Per capita
$17,148[7] (52nd)
Gini (2017)Positive decrease 49.9[8]
high
HDI (2018)Increase 0.795[9]
high · 66th
Currency
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
Driving sideright
Calling code+507
ISO 3166 codePA
Internet TLD.pa

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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