Provinces of Panama

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

Provinces and Indigenous regions of Panama
Provincias y regiones indígenas de Panamá (Spanish)
CategoryUnitary state
LocationRepublic of Panama
Number10 provinces
3 indigenous regions
Populations(Provinces):48,378 (Darién) – 1,410,175 (Panamá)
(Indigenous Regions): 10,001 (Emberá) – 156,747 (Ngäbe-Buglé)
Areas(Provinces):2,362.0 km2 (912.0 sq mi) (Herrera) – 11,892.5 km2 (4,591.7 sq mi) (Darién)
(Indigenous Regions) 4,393.9 km2 (1,696.5 sq mi) (Emberá) - 6,814.2 km2 (2,631.0 sq mi) (Ngäbe-Buglé)
GovernmentProvincial Government, National Government
SubdivisionsDistrict

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

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

ProvincesEdit

Province Capital Area (km2)[1] Population
(2010 census)[1]
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Bocas del Toro Bocas del Toro 4,657.2 125,461  
Chiriquí David 6,490.9 416,873  
Coclé Penonomé 4,949.6 233,708  
Colón Colón 4,575.5 241,928  
Darién La Palma 11,892.5 48,378  
Herrera Chitré 2,362.0 109,955  
Los Santos Las Tablas 3,809.4 89,592  
Panamá Panama City 8,409.3 1,249,032
Panamá Oeste La Chorrera 2,880.1 464,038  
Veraguas Santiago de Veraguas 10,587.5 226,991  

Indigenous regions (comarcas indígenas)Edit

Province-levelEdit

Comarca Capital Area (km2)[1] Population
(2010 census)[1]
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Emberá Unión Chocó 4,393.9 10,001  
Guna Yala El Porvenir 2,358.2 33,109  
Ngäbe-Buglé Chichica 6,814.2 156,747  

Corregimiento-levelEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "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.