Overview - Panama

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Capital:Panama City
Area:78,200 km²
Population:3,191,319 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Spanish (official), English - 14%.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 85%, Protestant - 15%.
Ethnic Group(s):Mestizo (mixed Amerindian and White) - 70%, Amerindian and mixed - 14%, White - 10%, Amerindian - 6%.