Tierra Oscura is a town and corregimiento in Bocas del Toro District, Bocas del Toro Province, Panama. It has a land area of 88.6 square kilometres (34.2 sq mi) and had a population of 2,661 as of 2010, giving it a population density of 30 inhabitants per square kilometre (78/sq mi).[1] It was created by Law 10 of March 7, 1997; this measure was complemented by Law 5 of January 19, 1998 and Law 69 of October 28, 1998.[1] Its population as of 2000 was 1,950.[1]

Tierra Oscura
Corregimiento and town
Tierra Oscura is located in Panama
Tierra Oscura
Tierra Oscura
Coordinates: 9°11′N 82°17′W / 9.183°N 82.283°W / 9.183; -82.283
Country Panama
ProvinceBocas del Toro
DistrictBocas del Toro
 • Land88.6 km2 (34.2 sq mi)
 • Total2,661
 • Density30/km2 (80/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)

References Edit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Cuadro 11 (Superficie, población y densidad de población en la República...)" [Table 11 (Area, population, and population density in the Republic...)] (.xls). In "Resultados Finales Básicos" [Basic Final Results] (in Spanish). National Institute of Statistics and Census of Panama. Retrieved 28 May 2015.