Comarca Emberá

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Emberá-Wounaan
Flag of Emberá-Wounaan
Flag
Panama - Embera-Wounaan.svg
Country Panama
CapitalUnión Chocó
Area
 • Total4,393.9 km2 (1,696.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total10,001[1]
Time zoneUTC-5 (ETZ)
ISO 3166 codePA-EM

Emberá is a comarca indígena (indigenous territory) in eastern Panama. It was created by Law Number 22 on November 8, 1983, from the territories of Chepigana and Pinogana districts, Darién Province. The capital is Unión Chocó. The 2010 census found 9,544 people living within Emberá. The area of this comarca is 4,383.6 sq. kilometers.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Emberá-Wounaan Comarca is sub-divided into 2 districts and 5 corregimientos. Cemaco district is on the east.

District
Corregimientos (Subdivisions)
Cabecera (Seat)
Cémaco District Cirilo Guaynora, Lajas Blancas, Manuel Ortega Unión Chocó
Sambú District Río Sábalo, Jingurudo Puerto Indio

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cuadro 11. Superficie, población y densidad de población en la República, según Provincia, Comarca indígena, Distrito y Corregimiento: Censos de 1990, 2000 y 2010". Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Contraloría General de la República de Panamá. Retrieved 11 November 2016.

Coordinates: 8°32′03″N 77°32′30″W / 8.53417°N 77.54167°W / 8.53417; -77.54167