Home of the exotic rainforests
The capital of Panama is Panama City. 2 other major cities in Panama are David and San Miguelito. Panama was controlled by two countries. The two countries were Spain and Colombia. Panama gained it's independence from Spain on November 28, 1821. Then gained it's independence from Colombia on November 3, 1903. Right now Panama is not controlled by another country. The official language Spanish.
Economics and Trade
The currency is Balboa. Panama's economic system is capitalism. They import fuel products, medicines,vehicles, iron and steel rods, and cell phones. These items are imported to the U.S., China, Costa Rica, and Mexico. They export gold, bananas, shrimp, sugar, iron and steel waste, pineapples, and watermelons.
People should visit Panama because it has many different beautiful Caribbean beaches, it has a lot of historic sights to see, and there are many things to do there. Tourists should visit San Blas Islands, Coiba, Santa Catalina, the Panama Canal, and the Miraflores Locks Museum. People can view the canal from a restaurant that's on the roof of the museum. At Coiba, people can snorkel and scuba dive with different marine animals.
This is a traditional dessert made out of shredded coconut, eggs, and sugar.
Did you know that 1 Panamanian Balboa is equal to 1 US dollar?
Baseball is a popular sport in Panama.