Chagres District

Chagres District (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃaɣɾes]) is a district (distrito) of Colón Province in Panama. The population according to the 2000 census was 9,191;[2] the latest official estimate (for 2019) is 11,342.[1] The district covers a total area of 445 km². The capital lies at the town of Nuevo Chagres.[2]

Chagres District
Panamá - Colón - Chagres.svg
Chagres District is located in Panama
Chagres District
Chagres District
Location of the district capital in Panama
Coordinates: 9°15′N 80°40′W / 9.250°N 80.667°W / 9.250; -80.667Coordinates: 9°15′N 80°40′W / 9.250°N 80.667°W / 9.250; -80.667
Country Panama
ProvinceColón Province
CapitalNuevo Chagres
 • Total172 sq mi (445 km2)
 • Total11,342
 • Density66/sq mi (25/km2)
 official estimate[1]
Time zoneUTC-5 (ETZ)

Administrative divisionsEdit

Chagres District is divided administratively into the following corregimientos:


  1. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama.
  2. ^ a b "Districts of Panama". Statoids. Retrieved April 11, 2009.