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Where is Panama?

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Where is Panama
About Map: Map showing Where is Panama located on the world map.
Where is Panama located on the world map? The given Panama location map shows that Panama is located in the Central America.

Where is Panama Located?

Panama map also shows that the Panama Isthmus i.e. a thin strip line of landmass joins the two continents i.e. North America and South America and separates two big water bodies i.e. Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea (Atlantic Ocean).

Map of Panama illustrates that it shares its international boundaries with Costa Roca in the north-west region i.e. part of North America continent and Colombia in the south-east, which is part of South America continent. The capital city of country is Panama City. The government type of Panama is a presidential representative democratic republic featured with multi-party system. In this system, the President of Panama is head of the state as well as head of government.

The substantial amount of revenue that contributes in Panama's economy comes from Panama Canal tolls. However, Panama's economy is quite good in the Central America and it is one of the fastest growing countries of Central America.

Moreover, being a tropical country, Panama has large extensive area under rainforest in which there are plenty of species of flora and fauna. Some of them are unique and not found anywhere else in the world.

Panama Quick Facts
Continent North America
Where is Located Panama is a country located in the Central America
Coordinates 8.7515┬░ N, 79.8772┬░ W
Capital Panama City
Largest City  
Neighboring Countries Colombia, Costa Rica
Administrative divisions9 provinces
Area 75,517 sq km (29,157 sq miles)
Population3,559,408 (July 2013 est.)
Official Language Spanish (official), English
Currency Balboa United States dollar (PAB, USD)
ISO Alpha-2 CodePA
ISO Alpha-3 Code PAN
ISO Numeric Code591
GDP $15,300 (2012 est.)
Calling code 507
Time Zone EST (UTC-5)
Internet TLD .pa