Republic of Panama • República de Panamá
Panama is a country at the very tip of North America, where Central America and the Caribbean end and meet South America. It shares borders with Costa Rica to its west and Colombia to its east, as well as the Caribbean Sea to its north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
Panama Travel Information & Key Points
General points to know about the country of Panama – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more, whether you’re traveling there or not.
Capital: Panama City
Population: 4.1 million (2019 estimate)
President: Laurentino Cortizo
Vice President: Jose Gabriel Carrizo
Currency: Panamanian Balboa (PAB) & US Dollar (USD)
Area: 75,417 km2 (29,119 mi2)
Dialing Code: +507
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC−5