Isla Grande

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Isla Grande
Isla Grande is located in Panama
Isla Grande
Isla Grande
Coordinates: 9°38′N 79°34′W / 9.633°N 79.567°W / 9.633; -79.567Coordinates: 9°38′N 79°34′W / 9.633°N 79.567°W / 9.633; -79.567
Country  Panama
Province Colón
District Portobelo
 • Land 26.6 km2 (10.3 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 1,037
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
  Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zone EST (UTC−5)

Isla Grande is a small island and corregimiento in Portobelo District, Colón Province, Panama, off the Caribbean coast. It had a population of 1,037 as of 2010.[1] Its population as of 1990 was 626; its population as of 2000 was 1,055.[1] During the right times of year, the water between the island and the mainland provides an excellent surfing environment. Most of the people found in the town are of African descent and trace it back to black African slaves and those known as Cimarrones.