Chepo, Panamá Province

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Chepo
Chepo is located in Panamá Province
Chepo
Chepo
Location in Panamá Province
Chepo is located in Panama
Chepo
Chepo
Location in Panama
Coordinates: 9°10′12″N 79°6′0″W / 9.17000°N 79.10000°W / 9.17000; -79.10000Coordinates: 9°10′12″N 79°6′0″W / 9.17000°N 79.10000°W / 9.17000; -79.10000
Country Panama
ProvincePanamá
DistrictChepo
Area
 • Land438.6 km2 (169.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total20,420
 • Density46.6/km2 (121/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
ClimateAm

Chepo is a town and corregimiento in Chepo District, Panamá Province, Panama with a population of 20,420 as of 2010.[1] It is the seat of Chepo District.[1] Its population as of 1990 was 8,971; its population as of 2000 was 12,734.[1] It is located five kilometers south of the Inter-American Highway.[2] It is a sprawling town that is nearly a suburb of Panama City.[2] It contains a gas station, hospital, ATM, and a variety of stores.[2] The Panamanian Minister of Public Work announced a new highway expansion connecting Pacora to Chepo [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Cuadro 11 (Superficie, población y densidad de población en la República...)" [Table 11 (Area, population, and population density in the Republic...)] {{webarchive |url=https://web.archive.org/web/20160304030354/http://www.contraloria.gob.pa/inec/archivos/P3601Cuadro11.xls |date=March 4, 2016 }} (.xls). In "Resultados Finales Básicos" [Basic Final Results] (in Spanish). National Institute of Statistics and Census of Panama. Archived from the original on July 10, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Friar, William. Panama. Moon Publications (2008), p. 422. ISBN 1-59880-085-X.
  3. ^ http://www.mop.gob.pa/ministro-arosemena-anuncia-ampliacion-de-la-carretera-pacora-chepo/