Panama's flagLocation: Central America
Official name: Republic of Panama
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1903 / 1903
Capital city: Panama City
Population: 3.5 million / 119 people per sq mile (46 people per sq km)
Total land area: 30,193 square miles (78,200 square km)
Language(s) spoken: English Creole, Spanish (official language), Amerindian, Chibchan
Main religions: Roman Catholic 84%, Protestant 15%, Other 1%
Ethnic mix: Mestizo 70%, Black 14%, White 10%, Amerindian 6%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Balboa & US dollar = 100 centésimos
Literacy rate: 94%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2451 kilocalories

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