Is the highest point of Panama where you can see both oceans
In Panama there are more than 975 different bird species
The Panama Canal is one of the 7 modern wonders of the world
In Panama there are 7 local ethnic groups, Ngäbe Bugle, Kuna, Embera, Wounaan, Naso and Bri-bri
San Blas on the Caribbean Sea is one of the largest archipelagos in America, with over 365 islands
Cross Panama from north to south in 1 hour, only 50 miles separate the Pacific coast from the Caribbean Sea
The first Latin American work of Frank Gehry is the BioMuseo in the Amador Causeway (Causeway)
Gatun Lake is the largest artificial lake in Latin America
Tocumen International Airport receives more than 10 million passengers per year
Panama City was the first Spanish city to be founded on the Pacific coast of the Americas
The only place in the world where you can see the sunrise and sunset at exactly the same time (sunrise at 6:10 a.m. and sunset at 6:10 p.m.) is in Panama City
Panama City is the only Latin American capital surrounded by tropical forests
Las Perlas Archipelago scene for the The famous TV series Survivor
Coiba Island was a penal colony during the time of the Panamanian dictatorship
One of the most expensive costumes of the world is La Pollera of Panama
The three archipielagos in Panama are conformed with around of 800 islands
"Panama" means abundance of fish, trees and butterflies
Mola, is the Guna word for blouse
The national currency is the Balboa and has the same equivalence to the US dollar
Country Code: +507
- "¿Qué Xopá?" = "What's up?"
- "Ofi" = Yes
- "Mol" = "Mall"
- "Palo" = "Dollars"
- "Pintas" = "Beer"
- "Waro" = "Alcohol"
- "Gial" = "Woman"
- "Pay" = "Enamoured"
- "Chicha" = "Juice"
- "Kosh" = "Cigarrete"
November is the month for patriotic holidays in Panama:
- November 3: Panama separation of Colombia
- November 4: Flag Day
- November 5: Patriotic commemoration in Colon City
- November 10: First cry of Independence
- November 28: Independence Day