Panama the Perfect

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Panama's climate ☀

Panama has a hot humid tropical climate with cool temperature in the mountains. The winds blow water on land making it moist. Panamas location and narrow geography making it great for rail road, pipeline, and canal crossings. Other natural resources include arable land , grazing lands, and forests. Panama has a lot of water, so fishing is one of the main focuses for jobs. The most produced good is coffee plants because of the volcanic soil. The way people in Panama travel is by road, railway, water, and airplanes. The average temperatures usually range 90° Fahrenheit during the daytime to 70° Fahrenheit.

Panama phiysical characteristics 🌋

The Panama Canal is an important part of history and trade. Playa Las Lajas is a beach that extends for more than 8 miles along the Gulf of Chiriqui on the Pacific Coast. Isla Taboga is one of panama's most FAMOUS beaches.
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Panama's country 🌄

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Animals of Panama 🐦

There are many animals in Panama. There are 226 species of reptiles , 164 amphibian species and 125 animal species found nowhere else in the world. Panama also has 940 avian species.

Panama's government 💵

Panama has a representative democracy. They also have three branches of government. The executive branch serves a five year term. The executive branch consist of three people. While the legislative branch has 72 members. The judicial branch has under nine members. The country trades by water. The citizens precipitates in the government. For an example, citizen's are allowed to vote. The current President of Panama is Juan Carlos Varela.

Panama's Culture🔖

Panama has a cultural population that makes it unique in the region. Panama’s population is 67% mestizos (mixed race Amerindian and Caucasian) and mulatos (mixed race Cacausian and African-descent), there is 14% African-descent, 10% Caucasian, 6% Amerindian indigenous. 82% of the people were Roman Catholic. Spanish, the official language of Panama, is spoken by over 90% of the people, but English is a common second language, spoken by most people in Panama. The literacy rate in Panama is 94.1%. The standard of Panama is very low compared to the U.S.A. the traditional music in Panama is merengue music. The traditional type of art is Mola. Water sports are very popular.

Panama's Natural Resources & Econamy 🌴

Panamanians regard their country’s location and narrow geography as its most valuable resource , making it great for rail, road, pipeline, and canal crossings. Other natural resources include arable land, grazing lands, and forests. Forested lands produce large exports of hardwood logs. Panama has manganese and iron-ore deposits. Its the world’s ninth largest reserves of copper ore, and working gold mines. Its rich fish catching in the Pacific (especially for shrimp) is being complemented with shrimp farming in ponds. Panama's economy is based on a well-developed services industry that accounts for nearly 80% of its GDP. Services include the Panama Canal, banking, the Colon Free Trade Zone, insurance, container ports, and flagship registry, medical and health, and other business. The country's industry includes, manufacturing of aircraft spare parts. Also the leading exports for Panama are bananas, shrimp, sugar, coffee. Panama first made an impact on world history in 1513 when Spanish explorer Vasco Nuñez de Balboa crossed the isthmus of Panama. Panama declared its independence from Spain in 1821 and became part of Colombia. The discovery of gold in California in 1848 changed Panama forever. Thousands of people from Europe and the eastern United States travelled through Panama. The isthmus crossing was the fastest route to the gold fields. The type of economy in Panama is a market economy.

Enviornmental issues in Panama🌊🌇

Environmental issues has affected my country (Panama). In the second half of the 20th century, Panama saw almost half of its remaining primary forests wiped out. Around 5.4 million acres of important habitat were destroyed, largely for farms and cattle ranches. At the beginning of the 21st century, around 40 percent of the country was still covered by primary forests. 50 years earlier, it was 70 percent.

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