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Panama

  • President:Juan Carlos Varela
  • Vice President:Isabel Saint Malo
  • Capital city:Panama City
  • Languages:Spanish (official), indigenous languages (including Ngabere (or Guaymi), Buglere, Kuna, Embera, Wounaan, Naso (or Teribe), and Bri Bri), Panamanian English Creole (similar to Jamaican English Creole; a mixture of English and Spanish with elements of Ngabere; also known as Guari Guari and Colon Creole), English, Chinese (Yue and Hakka), Arabic, French Creole, other (Yiddish, Hebrew, Korean, Japanese) note: many Panamanians are bilingual
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population:3,929,141 (2015)
  • Area:74,340 (2015)
  • GDP per capita:13,268 (2015)
  • GDP, billion current US$:52.1 (2015)
  • GINI index:50.7 (2014)
  • Ease of Doing Business rank:70 (2017)