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Country Panama

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Region Central America
Area (sq km) 75,420
Border Colombia, Costa Rica
Population 3,657,024
Nationality Panamanian(s)
Ethnicity mestizo 70%, Amerindian and mixed (West Indian) 14%, white 10%, Amerindian 6%
Religion Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%
Language Spanish and English
Literacy 92%
Government Constitutional Democracy
Capital Panama
Leader President Juan Carlos Varela (since July 1, 2014); Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado (since July 1, 2014)
Currency Balboa (PAB); US dollar (USD)
Independence Day Nov. 3, 1903 (from Colombia)
National Holiday Independence Day (Nov. 3, 1903, from Colombia and Nov. 28, 1821, from Spain)
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