Chiriquí Grande

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Chiriquí Grande
Corregimiento and town
Chiriquí Grande is located in Panama
Chiriquí Grande
Chiriquí Grande
Coordinates: 8°57′0″N 82°7′12″W / 8.95000°N 82.12000°W / 8.95000; -82.12000Coordinates: 8°57′0″N 82°7′12″W / 8.95000°N 82.12000°W / 8.95000; -82.12000
Country Panama
ProvinceBocas del Toro
EstablishedMarch 7, 1997
Area
 • Land26.9 km2 (10.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total1,232
 • Density45.8/km2 (119/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)

Chiriquí Grande is a corregimiento in Chiriquí Grande District, Bocas del Toro Province, Panama. It is the seat of Chiriquí Grande District.[1] It has a land area of 58.8 square kilometres (22.7 sq mi) and had a population of 3,014 as of 2010, giving it a population density of 51.2 inhabitants per square kilometre (133/sq mi).[1] Its population as of 1990 was 7,637; its population as of 2000 was 2,069.[1] The town is located on the southern shore of Chiriquí Lagoon and its port serves as the northern terminus of the Trans-Panama pipeline.

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 10 July 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015.