Kuna de Wargandí

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Comarca Kuna de Wargandí
Comarca indígena and corregimiento
Location of Comarca Kuna de Wargandí
Country  Panama
Province Darién
District Pinogana
Established July 25, 2000[1]
 • Land 956.4 km2 (369.3 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 1,914
 • Density 2/km2 (5/sq mi)
  Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zone EST (UTC−5)

Kuna de Wargandí (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkuna ðe warˈɣandi]) is a comarca indígena (indigenous territory) and corregimiento in Pinogana District, Darién Province, Panama with a population of 1,914 as of 2010.[1] It was created by Law 34 of July 25, 2000,[1] from the province of Darién, from the district of Pinogana. It has an area of 775 square kilometres (299 sq mi). It is inhabited by the Kuna people.


It is a region of Kuna and its status is local township, so this has no political subdivision or capital. It is located in the basin are high Chucunaque River in the territory segregated districts Pinogana Chepigana and the province of Darien. People live in three communities, Mortí, Nurra and Wala.

This comarca is not divided into districts. The community of Nurra serves as its capital.


Coordinates: 8°51′25″N 77°58′41″W / 8.857°N 77.978°W / 8.857; -77.978