Capital: Panama City

Population: 4,025,434 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Panamanian Balboa (PAB)

Official Language: Spanish

Unofficial Languages: Other indigenous languages

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Mestizo, Native American, Black, White, Mulatto

Largest Cities: Panama City, San Miguelito, Tocumen

Main Sport: Baseball, Football

Political System: Constitutional Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Martyr´s Day (January 9) 

Carnival (February 6-9)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Saturday (March 26)

Labor Day (May 1)

Foundation of Old Panama City (August 15)

Independence Day (November 3)

Colon Day (November 5)

Shout in Villa de los Santos (November 10)

Independence from Spain (November 28)

Mother Day (December 8)

Christmas (December 24-26)

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