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Panama
(3,207 words)

La Répública de Panamá (The Republic of Panama)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

4,289,000

Area

76,000 sq. km (29,000 sq. mi)

Population density

57/sq. km (150/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.56% (per 1,000: births 18, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

27%

Urban dwellers

68% (1.92% p.a.)

Capital city

Panama City 1,860,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

68% Spanish, 14% Panamanian Creole English, 6% Ngäbere…

Cite this page
“Panama”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02PAN>
First published online: 2020



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