Panama Country in Central America information and photo #Panama – Panama flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Panama is a country on the isthmus linking Central and South America. The man-made Panama Canal cuts through its center, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route. In the capital, Panama City, modern skyscrapers, casinos and nightclubs contrast with colonial buildings in the Casco Viejo district and the rainforest of Natural Metropolitan Park.
Capital: Panama City
President: Juan Carlos Varela
Population: 3.864 million (2013) World Bank
Currencies: United States Dollar, Panamanian balboa
Official language: Spanish