Panama



Panama, officially the Republic of Panama, is the southernmost country of Central America. Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The capital is Panama City. Explored and settled by the Spanish in the 16th century, Panama broke with Spain in 1821 and joined a union of Nueva Granada, Ecuador, and Venezuela, named the Republic of Gran Colombia.

NamePanama
Top Level Domain
.pa
Alpha2 CodePA
Alpha3 CodePAN
Calling Codes
507
CapitalPanama City
Alt Spellings
PA
Republic of Panama
República de Panamá
RegionAmericas
SubregionCentral America
Population3814672
Latlng
9
-80
DemonymPanamanian
Area75417
Gini51.9
Timezones
UTC-05:00
Borders
COL
CRI
Native NamePanamá
Numeric Code591
Currencies
CodePAB
NamePanamanian balboa
SymbolB/.
CodeUSD
NameUnited States dollar
Symbol$
Languages
Iso639_1es
Iso639_2spa
NameSpanish
Native NameEspañol
Translations
DePanama
EsPanamá
FrPanama
Jaパナマ
ItPanama
BrPanamá
PtPanamá
NlPanama
HrPanama
Faپاناما
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/pan.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymCAIS
NameCentral American Integration System
Other Acronyms
SICA
Other Names
Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana,
CiocPAN

Cities

Panama City

Destinations

Academia De Costumbres Y Tradiciones Gabriel Villarreal

Arts Center in Guararé

Agua Clara Locks

Canal in Colón Province

Agua Clara Visitors Center

Viewpoint in Colón Province

Alto De Piedra

Waterfall in Santa Fé

American Trade Hall

Historic Building in Panama City

Aprovaca

Gardens in El Valle

Área Protegida San Lorenzo

Nature Reserve in Colón Province

Área Silvestre De Narganá

Wildlife Reserve in The Road to Gardi (Cartí)

Área Silvestre Protegida Lagunas De Volcán

National Park in Volcán

Arte Cruz

Workshop in Volcán

Assudub (Achutupu)

Island in Assudub (Achutupu) & Uaguinega

Azucarera Nacional Ingenio Santa Rosa

Factory in Aguadulce

Baha’i House Of Worship

Temple in Panama City

Balboa Statue

Landmark in Panama City

Basilica Mayor San Juan Bautista

Cathedral in Penonomé

Basílica Menor Santiago Apóstol

Cathedral in Natá

Bayamón

Village in Sambú

Bayano Caves

Cave in Lago Bayano

BioMuseo

Museum in Panama City

Boca Del Drago

Beach in Boca del Drago

Bosque Protector De Palo Seco

Park in Mainland

Butterfly Haven

Wildlife Reserve in El Valle

Cabildo De La Ciudad

Historic Building in Panama City

Capilla De San Juan De Dios

Church in Portobelo

Casa Alarcón

Historic Building in Panama City

Casa De La Municipalidad

Landmark in Panama City

Casas De Terrín

Historic Building in Panama City

Casas Reales

Historic Building in Panama City

Cascada De Bermejo

Waterfall in Santa Fé

Cascada Del Río Perresénico

Waterfall in Pijibasal

Castillo Inspíración

Landmark in Boca del Drago

Catedral De Nuestra Señora De La Asunción

Cathedral in Panama City

Catedral Metropolitana

Cathedral in Panama City

Catedral San Juan Bautista

Cathedral in Chitré

Catholic Church

Church in Santa Fé

Cementerio Francés

Cemetery in Panama Canal

Centro El Tucán

Cultural Center in Área Protegida San Lorenzo

Centro Natural Punta Culebra

Museum in Panama City

Ceramica Hermanos Calderón

Factory in La Arena

Cerro Pirre

Mountain in Pijibasal

Cerro Tute

Mountain in Santa Fé

Cerro Vigía

Viewpoint in Isla Taboga

Chorro El Macho

Waterfall in El Valle

Chorro Las Mozas

Waterfall in El Valle

Cigarros Joyas De Panama

Factory in La Pintada

City Of Knowledge

Historic Site in Panama City

Congreso General Guna

Notable Building in Gaigirgordub (El Porvenir) & Corbiski

Corazón De Jesús–Narganá Footbridge

Bridge in Aggwanusadub (Corazón de Jesús)

Diadup (Isla Coco Bandera)

Island in Cayos Los Grullos

Dubbag (Isla Pino)

Island in Beyond Assudub (Achutupu)

El Explorador

Gardens in Boquete

El Salto

Waterfall in Santa Fé

El Salto De Las Palmas

Waterfall in Veraguas Province

Ella Puru

Village in Around Parque Nacional Soberanía

Estadio Maracaná

Stadium in Panama City

Explora Center Of Science & Arts

Museum in Panama City

Feria De Santa Fé

Park in Santa Fé

Finca Dracula

Gardens in Guadalupe

Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden

Gardens in Bocas del Toro Town

Footbridge

Bridge in Yaviza

Fuerte Amador Resort & Marina

Marina in Panama City

Fuerte De San Gerónimo

Fort in Yaviza

Fuerte San Fernando

Fort in Portobelo

Fuerte San Jerónimo

Fort in Portobelo

Fuerte San Lorenzo

Fort in Área Protegida San Lorenzo

Fuerte San Lorenzo

Fort in La Palma

Fuerte Santiago

Fort in Portobelo

Gatún Dam

Lake in Colón Province

Gatún Locks

Canal in Colón Province

Goedupu (Isla Caledonia)

Island in Beyond Assudub (Achutupu)

Hospital De San Juan De Dios

Ruins in Panama City

Humedal De San San Pond Sak

Park in Mainland

Iglesia De La Compañía De Jesús

Church in Panama City

Iglesia De La Merced

Church in Panama City

Iglesia De La Sagrada Familia

Cathedral in David

Iglesia De San Felipe

Church in Portobelo

Iglesia De San Francisco

Church in Panama City

Iglesia De San Francisco De La Montaña

Church in San Francisco

Iglesia De San José

Church in Panama City

Iglesia De San José

Church in Panama City

Iglesia De San Pedro

Church in Isla Taboga

Iglesia De Santo Domingo De Guzmán

Church in Parita

Iglesia San Atanasio

Church in La Villa de Los Santos

Iglesia Santa Librada

Church in Las Tablas

Iglesia Y Convento De La Compañía De Jesús

Church in Panama City

Iglesia Y Convento De La Concepción

Church in Panama City

Iglesia Y Convento De La Merced

Church in Panama City

Iglesia Y Convento De San Francisco

Church in Panama City

Iglesia Y Convento De Santo Domingo

Church in Panama City

Iglesia Y Convento De Santo Domingo

Church in Panama City

Ikodub (Isla Aguja)

Island in Gardi Sugdub (Cartí Suitupo)

Instituto Nacional De Cultura

Gallery in Panama City

Isla Cañas

Wildlife Reserve in Azuero Coastline

Isla El Morro

Island in Isla Taboga

Katuma

Village in Around Parque Nacional Soberanía

La Gruta

Cave in Bocas del Toro Town

La Piedra Pintada

Archaeological Site in El Valle

La Piedra Pintada De Caldera

Archaeological Site in Boquete

La Piscina

Island in Cayos Limones & Chicheme

Mariposario Metropolitano

Nature Center in Panama City

Mercado De Artesanías La Pintada

Market in La Pintada

Mirador Perú

Viewpoint in Portobelo

Miraflores Visitors Center

Museum in Panama Canal

Museo Afro-Antilleano

Museum in Panama City

Museo Belisario Porras

Museum in Las Tablas

Museo Casa De Manuel F Zárate

Museum in Guararé

Museo De Arte Contemporáneo

Museum in Panama City

Museo De Arte Religioso Colonial

Museum in Panama City

Museo De Ciencias Naturales

Museum in Panama City

Museo De Herrera Fabio Rodriquez

Museum in Chitré

Museo De Historia De Panamá

Museum in Panama City

Museo De La Cultura Guna

Museum in Gardi Sugdub (Cartí Suitupo)

Museo De La Nación Guna

Museum in Gaigirgordub (El Porvenir) & Corbiski

Museo De La Nacionalidad

Museum in La Villa de Los Santos

Museo De La Sal Y Azúcar

Museum in Aguadulce

Museo De Penonomé

Museum in Penonomé

Museo De Sitio Panamá Viejo

Museum in Panama City

Museo Del Canal Interoceánico

Museum in Panama City

Museo Histórico Padre José Noto

Museum in El Valle

Museo Victoriano Lorenzo

Museum in El Valle

Nivida Bat Cave

Cave in Isla Bastimentos

Palacio De Las Garzas

Historic Building in Panama City

Palacio Municipal

Historic Building in Panama City

Panama Amphibian Rescue & Conservation Project Center

Wildlife Reserve in El Valle

Panama Canal Murals

Public Art in Panama City

Panama Rainforest Discovery Center

Park in Around Parque Nacional Soberanía

Panamá Viejo

Ruins in Panama City

Parque Arqueológico Del Caño

Archaeological Site in Natá

Parque Arqueológico Petroglifo El Nancito

Archaeological Site in David

Parque Bolívar

Plaza in Panama City

Parque Internacional La Amistad

National Park in Highlands

Parque José Domingo Médica

Park in Boquete

Parque Nacional Coiba

National Park in Veraguas Province

Parque Nacional Marino Isla Bastimentos

Park in Isla Bastimentos

Parque Nacional Portobelo

National Park in Portobelo

Parque Nacional Santa Fé

National Park in Santa Fé

Parque Nacional Sarigua

National Park in Around Chitré

Parque Nacional Soberanía

Park in Canal Zone

Parque Nacional Volcán Barú

National Park in Highlands

Parque Natural Metropolitano

Park in Panama City

Parque Recreativo Omar

Park in Panama City

Paseo Las Bóvedas

Waterfront in Panama City

Pedro Miguel Locks

Canal in Panama Canal

Playa Barqueta

Beach in Lowlands

Playa Blanca

Beach in Portobelo

Playa Bluff

Beach in Playa Bluff & Around

Playa Chame

Beach in Punta Chame

Playa El Agallito

Bird Sanctuary in Around Chitré

Playa El Istmito

Beach in Playa Bluff & Around

Playa El Salado

Beach in Aguadulce

Playa Larga

Beach in Isla Bastimentos

Playa Polo

Beach in Isla Bastimentos

Playa Punch

Beach in Playa Bluff & Around

Playa Restinga

Beach in Isla Taboga

Plaza De Francia

Plaza in Panama City

Plaza De La Independencia

Plaza in Panama City

Puente Del Matadero

Bridge in Panama City

Puente Del Rey

Bridge in Panama City

Puerto Indio

Village in Sambú

Real Aduana De Portobelo

Historic Building in Portobelo

Red Frog Beach

Beach in Isla Bastimentos

Refugio De Vida Silvestre Cenegón Del Mangle

Nature Reserve in Around Chitré

Refugio De Vida Silvestre Isla Iguana

Wildlife Reserve in Around Pedasí

Refugio De Vida Silvestre Islas Taboga Y Urabá

Wildlife Reserve in Isla Taboga

Refugio De Vida Silvestre Playa Barqueta

Nature Reserve in Playa Barqueta

Reserva Natural Punta Patiño

Wildlife Reserve in Darién Province

Río Bulaba

River in Santa Fé

Río Sábalo Bridge

Bridge in Sambú

Río Sambú

River in Darién Province

San Antonio

Village in Around Parque Nacional Soberanía

Sitio Barriles

Archaeological Site in Volcán

Snyder (Changuinola) Canal

Canal in Changuinola

Spanish Cannon

Monument in El Real

Square-Trunk Trees

Forest in El Valle

Taller Carlos Ivan De Leon

Workshop in La Villa de Los Santos

Taller Dario López

Workshop in Parita

Taller De Restauración Macario José Rodriguez

Workshop in Parita

Teatro Nacional

Theater in Panama City

Varela Hermanos

Distillery in Interior Azuero

Waterfall

Waterfall in Playa Muerto

Wizard Beach

Beach in Isla Bastimentos

World Trade Center

Landmark in Panama City

Zoológico El Níspero

Zoo in El Valle


The following passport holders can enter Panama without a visa for up to 90 days.

Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bristish National Overseas (BNO), Brunei, Bulgaria, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Granada, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kiribati, KuwaitKenya Kosovo, Latvya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, MaltaMauritius, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldavia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Thomas and Principe, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

If you have a valid visa of any sort that has been used to enter Australia, Canada, European Union, UK or USA and have proof in your current passport you may enter Panama without a visa.

A tourist card costs around US$15.

Everyone else will have to organise a visa before arriving.

Visa Information for Panama

Panama embassies


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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