Name Panama (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes PA / PAN
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital Panama City
Area 7434
DD coordinates 8.425519 / -80.105365
DMS coordinates 8°25'31.87" N / -80°06'19.31" W
UTM coordinates 17P 598487.0336237 931452.82972241
Total cities 807
Flag of Panama

Panama on map

Panama is a part of the North America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Panama, is PA.

It's territory covers an area of 7434 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Panama City, the capital city of Panama. On nationwide level, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Panamanians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 15137 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 77 km. Panama merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 800 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 507 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use USD, PAB as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Panama live according to the America/Chicago time zone, which is also the one used in Panama City.

More about Panama

Official languages Spanish
Nationalities Panamanians
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .pa
Phone codes 507
Currencies USD, PAB
Life expectancy males Ø 75,2 years
Life expectancy females Ø 81,6 years
Birthrate 19,0 ‰
Deathrate 5,1 ‰
Males/Females 50,1%/49,9%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 28312,5 M $
Importations 27378,2 M $
Tourism receipts 7,05 bn $
Unemployment rate 10,2%
Inflation rate -0,36%
Corruption index 35 (bad)
Energy consumption 8,7 bn kWh

Land use

4% Urban areas 2892 km²
30% Agricultural areas 22898 km²
62% Forest 46843 km²
0% Water areas 1080 km²
4% Others 2787 km²


Roadways 15137 km
Railways 77 km
Waterways 800 km
Commercial harbors 7860
Airports 74

Panama cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 807):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 19481 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 19346 km
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 18847 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 18250 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 17907 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 17830 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 17677 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 17622 km
VNM Flag of Vietnam Vietnam Asia Hanoi 17233 km
LKA Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Asia Colombo 17220 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CRI Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica North America San Jose 475 km
NIC Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua North America Managua 739 km
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia South America Bogota 926 km
HND Flag of Honduras Honduras North America Tegucigalpa 970 km
JAM Flag of Jamaica Jamaica North America Kingston 1120 km
SLV Flag of El Salvador El Salvador North America San Salvador 1131 km
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador South America Quito 1157 km
ABW Flag of Aruba Aruba North America - 1198 km
CYM Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands North America George Town 1219 km
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela South America Caracas 1235 km

There are many ways to find how far is Panama (PA) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Panama to Haversine
North pole 9071 km 5636 mil
Equator 8919 km 5542 mil
South pole 10944 km 6801 mil
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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Panama and Cocos [Keeling] Islands is 19481 kilometers or 12105 miles.
The most smallest distances between Panama and Costa Rica is 475 kilometers or 295 miles.
We found information about 807 cities.
The capital of PA is Panama City with population in 2021 over 136133 people.
The area of Panama (PA) is 7434 square kilometers.
Yes, Panama is part of the continent of North America.
Official name of PA is The Republic of Panama.
Panama has approximately 74 airports.