Yaviza is a town and corregimiento in Pinogana District, Darién Province, Panama with a population of 4,441 as of 2010.[1] The town marks the southeastern end of the northern half of the Pan-American Highway, at the north end of the Darién Gap. Its population as of 1990 was 8,452; its population as of 2000 was 3,117.[1]

Yaviza
Corregimiento and town
Village along Chucunaque River - Darién - Panama (48455489817).jpg
Yaviza is located in Panama
Yaviza
Yaviza
Coordinates: 8°9′18″N 77°41′31″W / 8.15500°N 77.69194°W / 8.15500; -77.69194Coordinates: 8°9′18″N 77°41′31″W / 8.15500°N 77.69194°W / 8.15500; -77.69194
Country Panama
ProvinceDarién
DistrictPinogana
Area
 • Land397.1 km2 (153.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total4,441
 • Density11.2/km2 (29/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
ClimateTropical savanna climate (Aw)
Map of the Darién Gap and the break in the Pan-American Highway between Yaviza, Panama and Turbo, Colombia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "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 May 26, 2015.