Welcome to the Flavorful World of Panamá

Welcome to the Flavorful World of Panamá

We are about to unravel it’s mystery and beauty, so pull up a seat, grab some Empanadas and sprinkle on some 9º80º sauce. You won’t want to miss a thing!

Republic of Panamá

Panamá Canal

Culture & People

The Great Outdoors

Did You Know?

Population: 3,571,185 est. (smallest population in Central America)

Capital: Panamá City (the only capital city that has a rain forest within the city limits)

Language: Spanish

Currency: Balboa & U.S. dollar (the first Latin American country to adopt the U.S. currency as its own)

Motto: “Pro Mundi Beneficio” (Latin) “For the Benefit of the World”

Location: Southernmost country of Central America. Connects North and South America

Best Known For: The Panamá Canal (The canal generates fully one-third of Panamá’s entire economy)

Size of Panamá: Slightly smaller than South Carolina

Drives on the: Right

In Panamá, you can swim in the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean in the same day.

Panamá is the only place in the world where you can see the sun rise on the Pacific and set on the Atlantic.

Panamá had their first female president in 1999 – Mireya Moscoso

The Panamá Railroad was the most expensive railroad ever built, as it cost 8 million dollars and took 5 years to build.

The country has set multi-world records in the area of bird watching and fishing, as it shelters more birds than the United States and Canada combined.

Take a deeper look at the dynamic and beautiful world of Panamá City.