El Caño

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For the Spanish explorer, see Juan Sebastián Elcano. For the archaeological site, see El Caño, Panama (archaeological site).
El Caño
Town and corregimiento
El Caño is located in Panama
El Caño
El Caño
Coordinates: 8°24′0″N 80°31′12″W / 8.40000°N 80.52000°W / 8.40000; -80.52000Coordinates: 8°24′0″N 80°31′12″W / 8.40000°N 80.52000°W / 8.40000; -80.52000
Country  Panama
Province Coclé
District Natá
 • Land 86 km2 (33 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 3,351
 • Density 38.9/km2 (101/sq mi)
  Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zone EST (UTC−5)

El Caño is a town and corregimiento in Natá District, Coclé Province, Panama. It has a land area of 86 square kilometres (33 sq mi) and had a population of 3,351 as of 2010, giving it a population density of 38.9 inhabitants per square kilometre (101/sq mi).[1] Its population as of 1990 was 2,936; its population as of 2000 was 3,276.[1]

El Caño is named after a nearby waterfall found in a creek whose waters end in a nearby river.