By Andrew Polcari

Background information

The capital of Panama is Panama City and 4 major cities are Arraiján, Colón, Las Cumbres, and La Chorrera. Panama was controlled by Colombia but it gained its independence in 1903. The official language of Panama is Spanish. It's flag is red wight and blue with stars on the top left and bottom right.

Geographical information

Panama is located in Central America and some of its physical features are rivers, canals, and oceans

Political information

Panama is a constitutional democracy and its president is Juan Carlos Varela

Economic information

Panama's currency is Balboa and it has a capitalist system

Tourist information

People should visit Panama because of wild life, beaches, and other outdoor activites such as the Comarca de Guna and the Yala Nivida Bat cave