Panama Country Facts

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Formal Name Republic of Panama (República de Panamá)
Capital Panama City
Main Cities San Miguelito, Tocumen, David, Colón
Official Language Spanish
Currency Balboa (PAB), U.S. dollar (USD)
Dialing Code +507
Emergency numbers 103, 104
Time Zone UTC/GMT -5
Daylight Savings Time Panama does not observe DST
Units of Measure Metric System
Electricity 120 volts; frequency of 60 hertz. Plug type A, B
Government Republic
Population 3,405,813
Climate Tropical, with a dry and a wet season
Land Surface 78,200 sq Km
Coastline 2,857 Km
Panamanian flag Panamanian flag

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