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Provinces and regions of Panama

Panama is divided into nine provinces, with their respective local authorities (governors) and has a total of ten cities. Also, there are five Comarcas (literally: "Shires") populated by a variety of indigenous groups.

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Climate of Panama

Panama has a tropical climate. Temperatures are uniformly high—as is the relative humidity—and there is little seasonal variation.

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Overview of Panama

Panama, officially the Republic of Panama, is the southernmost country of Central America. Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the northwest, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.

Capital and largest city: Panama City

Official language: Spanish