Chepigana District

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Chepigana District
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Chepigana District is located in Panama
Chepigana District
Chepigana District
Location of the district capital in Panama
Coordinates: 8°24′36″N 78°9′0″W / 8.41000°N 78.15000°W / 8.41000; -78.15000
Country  Panama
Province Darién Province
Capital La Palma
 • Total 2,822 sq mi (7,309 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 27,461
Time zone ETZ (UTC-5)

Chepigana District (Spanish pronunciation: [tʃepiˈɣana]) is a district (distrito) of Darién Province in Panama. The population according to the 2000 census was 27,461.[1]The district covers a total area of 7,309 km². The capital lies at the city of La Palma.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided administratively into the following corregimientos:

La Palma (capital), Camoganti, Chepigana, Garachiné, Jaqué, Puerto Piña, Río Congo, Río Iglesias, Sambú, Setegantí, Taimatí, Tucutí, Agua Fría, Cucunatí, Río Congo Arriba and Santa Fe.


  1. ^ a b "Districts of Panama". Statoids. Retrieved April 13, 2009. 

Coordinates: 8°24′36″N 78°9′0″W / 8.41000°N 78.15000°W / 8.41000; -78.15000