Las Trancas

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Las Trancas
Village and corregimiento
Las Trancas is located in Panama
Las Trancas
Las Trancas
Coordinates: 7°43′59″N 80°22′01″W / 7.733°N 80.367°W / 7.733; -80.367Coordinates: 7°43′59″N 80°22′01″W / 7.733°N 80.367°W / 7.733; -80.367
Country  Panama
Province Los Santos
District Guararé
Area[1]
 • Land 29.2 km2 (11.3 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 511
 • Density 17.5/km2 (45/sq mi)
  Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zone EST (UTC−5)

Las Trancas is a village and corregimiento in Guararé District, Los Santos Province, Panama with a population of 511 as of 2010.[1] It lies between Las Tablas and Pedasí. Its population as of 1990 was 605; its population as of 2000 was 525.[1] It is celebrated for its Festival de la Candelaria, a religious ceremony held on 2 February every year, with folk dancing and music.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Cuadro 11 (Superficie, población y densidad de población en la República...)" [Table 11 (Area, population, and population density in the Republic...)] Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine. (.xls). In "Resultados Finales Básicos" [Basic Final Results] (in Spanish). National Institute of Statistics and Census of Panama. Archived from the original on July 10, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2015. 
  2. ^ Fodor's (2008-03-04). Fodor's Panama, 1st Edition. Random House Digital, Inc. p. 188. ISBN 978-1-4000-1926-7. Retrieved 2012-10-31.