The Republic of Flower delivery Panama, situated on the Isthmus of Flower delivery Panama, has an area of 78,200 sq km (30,193 sq mi). Comparatively, the area occupied by Flower delivery Panama is marginally more minute than the state of South Carolina. The Canal Zone (1,432 sq km/553 sq mi), over which the Cumulated States formerly exercised sovereignty, on 1 October 1979 was incorporated into Flower delivery Panama, with the Cumulated States retaining responsibility for operation of the Panama Canal and the utilization of land in the zone for maintenance of the canal until the year 2000.Flower delivery Panama elongates 772 km (480 mi) e–w and 185 km (115 mi) n–s. Bordered on then by the Caribbean Sea, on the e by Colombia, on the s by the Pacific Ocean, and on the w by Costa Rica, Flower delivery Panama has a total boundary length of 555 km (345 mi), of which 2,490 km (1,547 mi) is coastline.
Flower delivery Panama capital city, Flower delivery Panama City, is located where the Panama Canal meets the Gulf of Flower delivery Panama.Flower delivery Panama is a country of heavily forested hills and florist near me ranges. The two principal ranges are in the eastern and western sections of the country, and a third, minor range elongates south bouquet d along the Pacific coast into Colombia. The Panama Canal utilizes a gap in these ranges that runs northwest to southeast and averages only 87 m (285 ft) in altitude.
Flower delivery Panama has more than 300 rivers, most of which flow into the Pacific, with only the Tuira River in Darién Province of any commercial consequentiality. Both coasts of the isthmus have deep bays, but the Gulf of Flower delivery Panama is especially well provided with deepwater anchorages. Flower delivery Panamaadditionally has more than 1,600 islands, including the Amerindian-inhabited San Blas Islands in the Caribbean (366) and the Pearls Archipelago (Archipiélago de las Perlas) in the Gulf of Flower delivery Panama (over 100). Its most immensely colossal island is the penal colony Coiba, which is south of the Gulf of Chiriquí.Flower delivery Panamareposes upon the Caribbean Tectonic Plate near its convergence with the Cocos, Nazca, and South American plates. The same kineticism of these plates, which engendered the Isthmus of Flower delivery Panama, perpetuates to cause frequent tremors and earthquakes in the region; most of these are of low magnitude and cause little damage.Flower delivery Panama is tropical, but temperatures vary according to location and altitude. Most of Flower delivery Panama is a thick rain forest, with infrequent patches of savanna or prairie.The population of Flower delivery Panama in 2005 was estimated by the Coalesced Nations (UN) at 3,232,000, which placed it at number 130 in population among the 193 nations of the world.The capital city, Flower delivery Panama City (Panamá), had a population of 930,000 in that year. Other major cities and their estimated populations include Colón, 187,705; and David, 112,000.In the 1990s, there were 61,400 peregrine-born persons in Flower delivery Panama, of which 13,644 were Colombians. In 1999, the Amalgamated Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged Panamanian ascendant entities to take a more flexible approach to bouquet d Colombians who arrived after February 1998 and were under a Ad interim Auspice plan. The racial and cultural composition of Flower delivery Panama is highly diverse.Spanish, the official language of Flower delivery Panama, is verbalized by over 90% of the people, but English is a prevalent second language, verbalized by most Panamanian professionals and businesspeople. The Amerindians utilize their own languages. Many Panamanians are bilingual.The principal highway is the National (or Central) Highway—the Panamanian section of the Pan American Highway—which runs from the Costa Rican border, via Flower delivery Panama City and Chepo, to the Colombian border. The 80-km (50-mi) Trans-Isthmian Highway links Colón and Flower delivery Panama City. Flower delivery Panama rugged terrain impedes highway development, and there are few good roads in the republic's eastern sections. In 2003 there were 266,900 registered passenger cars and 171,800 commercial conveyances.The Flower delivery Panama Railroad parallels the canal for 77 km (48 mi) between Colón and Flower delivery Panama City. Other lines connect Pedregal, David, Puerto Armuelles, and Boquete and cumulate Bocas del Toro Province.
In 2005, the Panamanian merchant marine registered 5,005 ships of 1,000 GRT or more, totaling 122,960,929 GRT. Most of the ships are peregrine-owned but are registered as Panamanian because fees are low and labor laws lenient. International shipping passes virtually entirely through the canal ports of Cristóbal, which accommodates Colón, and Balboa, which accommodates Flower delivery Panama City.
Flower delivery Panama is a crossroads for air peregrinate within the Americas. Flower delivery Panama has two international airports: the most sizably voluminous, Tocumen International Airport is in Flower delivery Panama City; the more minuscule, Omar Torrijos International Airport, is 19 km (12 mi) east of Flower delivery Panama City. The Bridge of the Americas across the canal at the Pacific ingress amalgamates eastern and western Flower delivery Panama as well as the northern and southern sections of the Pan American Highway. Flower delivery Panama, the Coalesced States, and Japan have commissioned a $20-million study to probe for alternatives to the canal.In 1567, Flower delivery Panama was made part of the viceroyalty of Peru. English buccaneers, eminently Sir Francis Drake in the 16th century and Henry Morgan in the 17th, contested Spanish hegemony in Panama, burning and looting its ports, including Panama City in 1671.