Panama
Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
Links
The Land
  • Panama (CIA World Factbook) Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics.
  • Weather (CNN.com) Get the current weather conditions for Panama City and other cities in Panama.
  • Conservation Research Education Action (crea-panama.org) Read about wildlife and environmental concerns in Panama.
  • Photos of Panama (crea-panama.org) View photos of Panama’s people and wildlife.
  • Colon, Panama (coralys.com) Learn more about the city and province of Colon.
  • Chiriquí (focuspublicationsint.com) Information on the Chiriquí Province where the city David is located
  • Chitré, Panama (coralys.com) Learn more about Herrera Province and the city of Chitré.
  • Cacao plants (nationalzoo.si.edu) Information on cacao plantations and the importance of birds in growing cacao
History and Government
  • Make the Dirt Fly! (Smithsonian) Photos, documents, stories, and book are available on this extensive site about the history of the Panama Canal.
The People
Cultural Life
  • Music (en.wikipedia.org) Learn more about the music of Panama.
  • Culture and Tourism (embassy-avenue.jp) Cultural information on Panama
  • Panama News (thepanamanews.com) Panama’s English language online newspaper
  • Ethnic arts (crossroadstrade.com) Read about the crafts of Panama and the people who make them.
The Economy
  • The Panama Canal (pancanal.com) The official website of the Panama Canal
  • The Locks (pancanal.com) View a great visual demonstration of how the locks of the Panama Canal work and how ships travel through the canal.
  • News Search: Panama (Economist.com) The latest articles about the Panama economy
  • Banking (explorepanama.com) Further information on the banking industry in Panama
For More Information
  • Panama (CountryReports.org) Find general country information, including geography, government, economy, etc.
  • Panama (Lonely Planet) Travel tips and country information
  • Country Profile: Panama (BBC News) Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, and overview.
  • National Anthem (national-anthem.net) Listen to Panama’s national anthem.
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