Panama

Capitol City

The Capitol City is Panama City. Panama City is on the coast of the Gulf of Panama, and is right next to the Panama Canal.

A Tourist's Guide to Panama City, Panama

National info

National Anthem

The Panamanian National Anthem is the Isthmus Hymn.
Panamanian national anthem (instrumental with lyrics, short version): Himno Istmeño

Area

Panama is 30,193 square miles.
Colonial Area of Panama City, Panama

Terrain

Panama is quite mountainous, and is mostly covered in trees.



Panama Mountains Outdoor HD Video Test Sony WX-150 WX150 Cyber Shot Camera 1080p 18 mega pixels

Climate

Panama has a tropical climate with a rainy and a dry season.
CLIMATE IN PANAMA.wmv

Population

Panama has a population of about 3.3 million.
Panama: Communities join to protect their water (abridged)

Ethnic Groups

Ethnic groups in Panama include Mestizo, Indigenous, African, and Caucasian.
Ethnical groups of Panama

Languages

Languages spoken in Panama include; Spanish, English and Indigenous languages.


Spanish Panama language school in Panama City

Major Industries

Construction, brewing, cement and other construction materials, sugar milling, fishing, and timber.
PANAMA SUGAR (1990) Trailer Cinematografico

Agriculture

Bananas, corn, sugarcane, rice, coffee, livestock.
Chopping Down Bananas in Panama

Currency

They use the Panamanian Balboa.
FOREIGN CURRENCY INTRO TALLBUCKS & PANAMA CRUM OFFICIAL PROMO

Major Religions

Catholic, Protestant, and Judaism.
By The Sword - Islam & Muslims in Panama - Al Jazeera Docunentary

Two Historical Facts

1501- Columbus lands on Panama, 1936- The Panama Canal is completed.
Panama Canal Timelapse

Government

Republic
International Second Passport of Panama. Official Government Program

Actor

Jordana Brewster from the The Fast and Furious.
Jordana Brewster - Fast & Furious behind the scenes

Singer

Nancy Ames
Nancy Ames sings Malagueña Salerosa

Athlete

Rod Carew
Baseball Hall of Fame - Biographies: Rod Carew

President

Ricardo Martinelli
Impresiones de Ricardo Martinelli , visita del Presidente Obama en Costa Rica

Flag

It is split into for sections, 2 are white and 1 is red and 1 is blue, one of the white ones has a blue star and the other has a red star. Blue stands for the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, and the red stands for the blood spilled for freedom.
Panama Flag and Anthem

Birds

There are 972 different species of birds in Panama.
Birds of Panama - Episode 1

Sunrises and Sunsets

They are special because in Central Panama the sun rises from the Pacific and sets in the Caribbean.
Panama City Beach Sunset Time-Lapse

Panama Railroad

The Panama cost $8,000,000.
Panama Canal Railway passenger train near Gamboa

Colón

This is the hometown of Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew, 2008 Olympic long jump champion Irving Saladino.
Colon Panama

David

The city's airport was used by US forces during WWII.
Tour of my city David, Panama

Artist

José Luis Rodríguez Pittí
Muchachita. Cumbia de José Luis Rodríguez Vélez.