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Capital : Panama City
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  Panamanian balboa, United States Dollar
Population : 3 814 672
Area : 75 417 km2

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1. This country has more than 1,005,000 motor vehicles (267 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .pa . There are over 8,080 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .pa are google.com.pa, laestrella.com.pa and critica.com.pa.

4. In this country there are more than 15 137 km of paved roads including over 149 km of express roads (0.02% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 117 airports, 57 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are 76 km of railway tracks.

7. Panama Hat was created in Ecuador.

8. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 3.5 Mb / s, and the maximum 16.9 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

9. Full name of the country – Republic of Panama.

10. Political system – republic.


Geography in Panama

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1. The shipping docks have been altered to bypass areas where there are whales.

2. 125 species of animals live only in Panama.

3. Panama borders with such countries as: Columbia 225 km, Costa Rica 330 km.

4. The capital of this country is the only city in the world in whose borders there are rain forests.

5. The country is 4 times smaller than Poland.

6. The longest river is Chágres, 193 km.

7. The highest peak is Volcan de Chiriqui 3 475 m above sea level.

8. In Panama, there are 22670 km2 of agricultural land (30% of the country).

9. The highest located town in the country is Cerro Punta.

10. 42888 km2 of the country is covered by forests (57.7%)

81. The nearest capital in a straight line from Panama is San José (Costa Rica) – 511 km.

82. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Panama is Jakarta (Indonesia) – 19251 km.


Finance in Panama

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1. The minimum wage varies from 1.2222 balboas to 2.3636 balboas per hour depending on the region (data from 2012).

2. The amount of income tax in Panama is 25%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 7% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.3%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 49 142 000 000 (PLN 210 327 760 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 61 840,000,000 (PLN 264 675 200,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 45.6% of GDP, which is about: $ 22 408 752 000 (PLN 95 909 458 560),
2018 year was 39.2 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 24 241 280 000 (PLN 103 752 678 400). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 6,440 (PLN 27,563).

8. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 15,470,000,000 .

9. The country has over $3 048 000 000 of foreign exchange reserves (0.026% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Panama

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 25 to 30 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the speed allowed on the regular road is 100 km / h, and on fast roads from 100 to 120 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 7% (2018).

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

7. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 19 days.

8. This state is considered one of the best places in the world to retire.


Education in Panama

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 84.

4. In this country there are 5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 188,208 people).


Work in Panama

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1. The minimum wage varies from 1.2222 balboas to 2.3636 balboas per hour depending on the region (data from 2012).

2. The amount of income tax in Panama is 25%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 6.1% .

4. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 1 140 B /.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

6. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 19 days.

7. The work week is 48 hours.

8. This state is considered one of the best places in the world to retire.


Best in Panama

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

2. The longest river is Chágres, 193 km.

3. The highest peak is Volcan de Chiriqui 3 475 m above sea level.

4. The highest located town in the country is Cerro Punta.

5. Over 60 million pounds of dynamite were used to build the Panama Canal.

6. The lowest temperature: 2 °C was measured at Bajo Grande.

7. The highest temperature: 40 °C was measured in San Francisco.


Army in Panama

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 97 place,
2018 > year – 127 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 12,000 professional and 0 reservists,
2018 year – 12,000 professional and 22,000 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 0 tanks, 65 > armored vehicles, 20 jet aircraft and 10 helicopters,
2018 year – 0 tanks, 65 armored vehicles, 27 jet aircraft and 15 helicopters.

4. Expenses for the army:
2014 year – $ 145,000,000 (PLN 620,600,000),
2018 year – $ 145,000,000 (PLN 620,600,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 it numbered about 16 ships, in 2018 it counts about < strong style = "color: green;"> 16 ships.


Society in Panama

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1. In Panama, an average person consumes about 8 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 69%, then spirit – 26%, wine – 4.8%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.2%.

3. In 2013, 386 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 17% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 640,000 people).

5. 8% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 84.

7. 25% of adults living in this country are overweight.

8. On average, women give birth to 2.4 children.

9. In this country, over 1 899 000 (2015) 2 799 892 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 73% of the population).

10. About 1 500 000 (2015) 1 700 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 42 people / km².

12. The main religion is Catholicism, 65%.

14. The average age people living in this country is 28.6 years old.

15. In this country there are about:
1 032 000 people (27.06%) in the age range 0-14 years.
2,479,000 people (64.99%) in the age range 15-64 .
303,300 people (7.95%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 69 900 children are born each year (1.8% of the population), and about 18 300 people die (0.5% of the population).

17. 217 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 57% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. This state is considered one of the best places in the world to retire.

20. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 16 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.5 years (women – 78.2 years and men – 73 years).


Symbols of Panama

1. The national alcohol is Seco Herrerano.

2. The national animal is a harpy.

3. Motto of the country – “For the Benefits of the World”.


History of Panama

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1. During the 10-year construction of the Panama Canal, over 25,000 workers were killed.

2. Left-sided traffic was in force until April 15, 1943.

3. Independence from Colombia was obtained on November 3, 1903.

4. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1941.


Language in Panama

1. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Panama?

The highest peak in Panama is Volcan de Chiriqui (3475 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What Panama has national colors?

National colors: blue, white and red.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is Seco Herrerano.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a harpy.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Panama?

Panama borders with such countries as: Colombia 225 km, Costa Rica 330 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 28.6 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage varies from 1.2222 balboas to 2.3636 balboas per hour depending on the region (data from 2012).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Panama?

The population density is 51 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “For the Benefits of the World”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 40 ° C was measured in San Francisco.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 2 ° C was measured at Bajo Grande.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta