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Official NameThe Republic of Panamá
Country Meaning(Place of abundance of Fish)
MottoFor the benefit of the world (Official)
AnthemHimno Istmeño (Hymn of the Isthmus)
Capital/CityPanama City
Population4,278,500 (0.05% of the world)
LanguagesSpanish (official), indigenous languages (including Ngabere (or Guaymi), Buglere, Kuna, Embera, Wounaan, Naso (or Teribe), and Bri Bri), Panamanian English Creole (similar to Jamaican English Creole; a mixture of English and Spanish with elements of Ngabere; also known as Guari Guari and Colon Creole), English, Chinese (Yue and Hakka), Arabic, French Creole, other (Yiddish, Hebrew, Korean, Japanese)
Alpha Code »PA / PAN
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Panamanian balboa (B/. PAB)
United States dollar
Central Bank »n/a
Calling Codes+507
Area Total Area: 75,417 km2 (29,119 sq mi)
Land: 74,340 km2 (28,700 sq mi)
Water: 1,080 km2 (420 sq mi)
ContinentNorth America
RegionCentral America Latin America and the Caribbean
Lat/Long8.5379810, -80.7821270
Timezone1 timezone(s)