Is Panama a city or country..?  

Is Panama a city or country ?

Panama, country of Central America located on the Isthmus of Panama, the narrow bridge of land that connects North and South America. Embracing the isthmus and more than 1,600 islands off its Atlantic and Pacific coasts, the tropical nation is renowned as the site of the Panama Canal, which cuts through its midsection.

Is Panama part of USA?

Panama is an independent sovereign nation. Prior to Dec 31, 1999, by treaty and for the construction of the Panama Canal, the Canal Zone was a US enclave in Panama, but the country has never been a US territory, unlike Puerto Rico, which is one of several.

What kind of country is Panama?

Panama is a constitutional democracy and a presidential representative republic with a multi-party system. Head of state and head of government is the president. Executive power is exercised by the government.

Is Panama a rich or poor country?

Although Panama has a high GDP per capita, the reality is that most of the income in the country is concentrated among the wealthy few. For instance, in 2000, the nation’s per capita GDP was USD 3,513.

Is it good to live in Panama?

Panama is a safe country to live in. Most Panamanians are friendly especially in the rural areas. Generally, Panamanians are not money orientated and not resentful of expats who are perceived as being wealthier. Armed policemen are a common sight in Panama City and tourist areas in particular, are very safe.

Panama City is the capital of Panama. The city proper has approximately 880,691 inhabitants in 23 boroughs. The inhabitants of Panama City are commonly referred to as capitalinos and include large numbers of Afro-Panamaniansmestizos, and mulattos, with notable whiteAsian, Caribbean and South American minorities. There is a great deal of cultural diversity within the city, which manifests itself in the wide variety of languages commonly spoken, such as German, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew and English, in addition to Spanish. Official language: Spanish.

It is now a popular place for elderly people to retire.


 Panama City has tropical savanna climate, a little drier than a tropical monsoon climate. The wet season spans from May through December, and the dry season spans from January through April. Temperatures remain constant throughout the year, averaging around 27 °C (81 °F).

Personally, I found Panama to be a two-faced city. The city center is modern and rich, the surroundings of the city are neglected, dirty, poor.

Visited February 15-2023

Crossing the Equator Neptune Ceremony
Introducing Maitre’D, Andreas Markowski

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