Panamá Province

Panamá is a province of Panama. It is the location of the national capital Panama City, which also serves as its provincial capital. The governor of the province is Judy Meana, appointed by President Laurentino Cortizo and sworn in on 16 April 2020.[2]

Panamá Province

Provincia de Panamá
Amador Causeway
Amador Causeway
Location of Panama Province in Panama
Location of Panama Province in Panama
Coordinates: 9°0′N 79°10′W / 9.000°N 79.167°W / 9.000; -79.167Coordinates: 9°0′N 79°10′W / 9.000°N 79.167°W / 9.000; -79.167
CountryPanama
Capital cityPanama City
Government
 • GovernorJudy Meana
Area
 • Total11,289.4 km2 (4,358.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total1,713,070
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern Time)
ISO 3166 codePA-8
HDI (2017)0.821[1]
very high

Administrative divisionsEdit

Panamá Province is now divided into 6 distritos (districts) and subdivided into 55 corregimientos. The five former districts west of the Panama Canal were split off to form Panamá Oeste Province on 1 January 2014.[3]

Distrito Area
(km2)
Population

Estimate
2010[4]

Population

Estimate
2019[5]

Notes
Balboa 333 2,911 3,332 Islands in Gulf of Panama
Chepo 4,937 49,385 59,382 Eastern part of Province
Chimán 1,046 3,594 3,531 Southeast part of Province
Panamá 2,031 989,100 1,183,333 Including the national capital,
Ciudad de Panamá
San Miguelito 50 336,074 375,409 Surrounded by Panamá District
Taboga 12 1,193 1,387 Islands in Gulf of Panama
District
Corregimientos (Subdivisions)
Cabecera (Seat)
Balboa District San Miguel, La Ensenada, La Esmeralda, La Guinea, Pedro González, Saboga San Miguel
Chepo District San Cristóbal de Chepo, Cañita, Chepillo, El Llano, Las Margaritas, Santa Cruz de Chinina, Madungandí, Tortí San Cristóbal de Chepo
Chimán District Chimán, Brujas, Gonzalo Vásquez, Pásiga, Unión Santeña Chimán
Panamá District 24 de Diciembre1, Ancón1, Bella Vista1, Betania1, Calidonia1, Chilibre1, Curundú1, El Chorrillo1, Juan Díaz1, Las Cumbres1, Las Mañanitas1, Pacora1, Parque Lefevre1, Pedregal1, Pueblo Nuevo1, Río Abajo1, San Felipe1, San Francisco1, San Martín1, Santa Ana1, Tocumen1, Alcalde Díaz1, Ernesto Córdoba Campos1, Caimitillo1 Panama City
San Miguelito District Amelia Denis De Icaza2, Belisario Porras2, José Domingo Espinar2, Mateo Iturralde2, Victoriano Lorenzo2, Arnulfo Arias2, Belisario Frías2, Omar Torrijos2, Rufina Alfaro2 San Miguelito
Taboga District Taboga, Otoque Occidente, Otoque Oriente Taboga

1 These corregimientos represent as Panama City
2 These corregimientos represent as San Miguelito City

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  2. ^ Ministry of Government of Panama, ed. (16 April 2020). "Nueva Gobernadora de la Provincia de Panamá asume el cargo" [New Governor assumes office] (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  3. ^ Gaceta Oficial de Panamá (30 December 2013). "Ley Nº119 del 30 de diciembre de 2013: Que crea la provincia de Panamá Oeste, segregada de la provincia de Panamá" (PDF).
  4. ^ As at 1 July 2010; adjusted for under-enumreration in 2010 Census. Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Ciudad de Panamá.
  5. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Ciudad de Panamá.