Facts Panama

 

Total Area:

78,200 sq km

 

Population: 3,191,319

 

Independence:

3 November 1903 (from Colombia; became ndependent from Spain 28 November 1821)

 

Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 70%, Amerindian and mixed (West Indian) 14%, white 10%, Amerindian 6%

 

Total fertility rate: 2.68 children born/woman

 

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Photos Panama

Visiting the Panama Canal and biking from to the border of Costa Rica

(Sept -Oct 07)

 

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