Panama Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Most Panamanians eat a great deal of corn, rice and beans. They also eat tortillas, which are flat breads made... More
  • Family: Family Life is important to the Panamanians, especially those who live in rural areas. Many relatives may live together, or close... More
  • Fashion: Many Panamanians wear the same style of clothes as North Americans. Kuna women make colorful fabrics called molas.... More
  • Visiting: Sending (exchanging) gifts is common among friends in the interior, but gifts include items such as food or seedlings, not... More

Panama Facts

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Capital Panama City
Government Type constitutional democracy
Currency PAB; USD
Population 3,657,024
Total Area 29,120 Square Miles
75,420 Square Kilometers
Location Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica
Language Spanish (official), English 14%

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