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Panama

Panama
  • Capital

    Capital

    Panama City

  • Local time

    Local time

    11:22

  • Population

    Population

    4.09 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +507

  • Currency

    Currency

    B/. PAB (balboa)

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Panama

Panama
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Panama City

  • Local time

    Local time

    11:22

  • Population

    Population

    4.09 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +507

  • Currency

    Currency

    B/. PAB (balboa)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 770

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.96 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    2 928mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    78 200 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    21%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    62%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    30%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    13.29 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    mestizo - 70 %
    Amerindian and mixed - 14 %
    white - 10 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 85 %
    Protestant - 15 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    94.1%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Spanish
    English - 14 %

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    22 050

  • Murders

    Murders

    11 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    7.7 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    10.6%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    9.8%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    4%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    50 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.8%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    construction, brewing, construction materials, sugar milling

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    bananas, rice, corn, coffee, sugarcane, vegetables, livestock, shrimp

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    copper, mahogany forests, shrimp, hydropower

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    80%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    copper, mahogany forests, shrimp, hydropower

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    19%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    8 801kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    79 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    66

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What not to do when visiting Panama

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Marker Panama
Business & Communication

Don't forget to shake hands and maintain direct eye contact when greeting, often combined with slight touches on the arms or elbows. Friends may kiss each other once on the cheek.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't accept taxi rides from strangers and unmarked taxis.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Panama’s former dictator Manuel Noriega had a weird obsession with collecting stuffed animals.

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Marker Panama
Business & Communication

Don’t ignore the power of the Pacific ocean - strong currents occur. Always be cautious.

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Marker Panama
Business & Communication

Don’t point with your finger - point at most things with your lips, by making sort of a kissing/pouting gesture in that direction.

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Marker Panama
Street & Behavioral

Don't fail to hail a taxi - put your hand out, palm down, and pull your fingers in.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget the rainy season is usually between April and December.

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