Provinces of Panama

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A map of Panama showing its ten provinces and three provincial-level comarcas indígenas (indigenous regions).

Panama is divided into ten provinces (Spanish: provincias). There are three provincial-level indigenous regions (Spanish: comarcas indígenas, often shortened to comarcas). [N 1]

There are also two indigenous comarcas within provinces that are considered equivalent to a corregimiento (municipality).

Provinces[change | change source]

ISO 3166-2 Province Capital Area[1]
(km2)
Population[1]
(2010 census)
Density
(inh./km2)
PA-1 Bocas del Toro Bocas del Toro 4,657.2 125,461 26.9
PA-2 Coclé Penonomé 4,949.6 233,708 47.2
PA-3 Colón Colón 4,575.5 241,928 52.9
PA-4 Chiriquí David 6,490.9 416,873 64.2
PA-5 Darién La Palma 11,892.5 48,378 4.1
PA-6 Herrera Chitré 2,362.0 109,955 46.6
PA-7 Los Santos Las Tablas 3,809.4 89,592 23.5
PA-8 Panamá Panama City 8,409.3 1,249,032 148.5
PA-9 Veraguas Santiago de Veraguas 10,587.5 226,991 21.4
PA-10 Panamá Oeste La Chorrera 2,880.1 464,038 161.1
Comarcas indígenas
PA-EM Emberá Unión Chocó 4,393.9 10,001 2.3
PA-KY Guna Yala El Porvenir 2,358.2 33,109 14.0
PA-NB Ngäbe-Buglé Chichica 6,814.2 156,747 23.0

Sub-Provinces[change | change source]

Comarca Province Area[1]
(km2)
Population[1]
(2010 census)
Density
(inh./km2)
Kuna de Madungandí Panamá 2,075.9 4,271 2.1
Kuna de Wargandí Darién 956.4 1,914 2.0

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Notes[change | change source]

  1. In Panama, the comarca indígena is an administrative region for an area with a substantial indigenous population.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Cuadro 11. Superficie, población y densidad de población en la República, según Provincia, Comarca indígena, Distrito y Corregimiento: Censos de 1990, 2000 y 2010". Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Contraloría General de la República de Panamá. Retrieved 11 November 2016.