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Panama is a country in Central America, located between Costa Rica to the west and Colombia to the east. The history of the country is closely linked to the construction of the Panama Canal, which connected the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean and made Panama an important trade center. Typical of the country are its diverse wildlife, rich culture and mix of traditional indigenous and Spanish cultures. Sights include the Panama Canal, Old Panama City, the Bocas del Toro Islands and Coiba National Park.

Country data Panama

Panama at a glance

Area78200 km2
ContinentNorth America
CurrencyBalboa (PAB)
Neighboring countriesCosta Rica und Colombia

Map Panama

Country borders and location of the capital

Travel and accommodation

Guide to Panama