Panama

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PROFILE
  • Area: 75,420 sq. km (29,120 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 3,705,246 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.3% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 78.6 years (2016)
  • Languages: Spanish (official), indigenous languages (including Ngabere (or Guaymi), Buglere, Kuna, Embera, Wounaan, Naso (or Teribe), and Bri Bri), Panamanian English Creole
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%
  • Formal name: Republic of Panama
  • Alternate names: Panamá, Republic of Panama, República de Panamá
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state and head of government: President Juan Carlos VARELA
  • Capital: Panama City
  • Administrative divisions: 10 provinces and 3 indigenous territories
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $21,800 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: fruit and nuts, fish, iron and steel waste, wood
  • Imports: fuels, machinery, vehicles, iron and steel rods, pharmaceuticals
  • Currency: balboa (PAB)
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