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Panama Canal, Colon, Panama - Photo by lyng883 - CC-BY



Population mid-2000................................... 2,808,000
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)...........3,080
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 8.4
Unemployment.....................................................................13.1%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.8
Labor force (%) ....... 2.6

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Panama capital Panama City, City Profile - Panama History

Resources and links about Panama

Panama City Skyline - Photo by Advanced Source Productions - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................29,761 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................56
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 74
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 21
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ...............................6
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................84
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................9
 

Background Note: Panama __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2030.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Panama __ A detailed look at Panama including history, culture, political structure, ecomony and many other topics. - Fro US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pm.html 

Country Profile: Panama __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Panama has the largest rainforest in the Western Hemisphere outside the Amazon Basin and its jungle is home to numerous species of tropical plants, animals and birds." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1229332.stm
 
Economy of Panama __ "Because of its key geographic location, Panama's economy is service-based, heavily weighted toward banking, commerce, and tourism. The hand-over of the canal and military installations by the US has given rise to new construction projects." An encyclopedic article with links to additional material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Panama 



Maps Of Panama __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Panama.html

Panama __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/panama/
 
Panama __ Good overview of Panama including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107870.html

Panama __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/panama.html

 

Panama __ "While Panama is known mostly for its famous canal, the country's natural attractions offer an irresistible lure to far-sighted travelers. Panama offers some of the finest birding, snorkeling and deep-sea fishing in the Americas. It is a proud nation that offers astounding wildlife adventures, that respects its seven indigenous peoples and that celebrates its Spanish heritage with frequent and colorful festivals." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/central_america/panama/

Panama Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural ... __ "Panama Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/panama/economy/index.html  

Panama Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Panama - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Panama Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." More too. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/panama_geography.html

Panama: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blpanama.htm

Panama Photos __ Here are galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Panama. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Central_America/Panama/
 
panama photos __ Panama photos of street scenes, buildings, and nature in a slide show format. - illustrated - From idixon.com - http://www.idixon.com/pages/panama.html

Panama Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Panama as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Panama and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/panama

Panama photos Panama Images __ More than 300 click-to-enlarge Panama photos. - illustrated - From peterlanger.com - http://www.peterlanger.com/Countries/Latinamerica/Panama/index.htm 

Panama Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Panama video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com -  http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/panama/

pictures of Panama at picturesofplaces.com - panama pictures ... __ Panama pictures including beaches, Panama Canal, Panama City, Bocas del Toro, San Blas Islands, Taboga Island, Balboa, Portobelo, Soberania, and more! - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/CentralSouthAmerica/panama.html 
 

 

 

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