Metetí

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Metetí
Corregimiento and town
Metetí is located in Panama
Metetí
Metetí
Coordinates: 8°30′0″N 77°58′12″W / 8.50000°N 77.97000°W / 8.50000; -77.97000Coordinates: 8°30′0″N 77°58′12″W / 8.50000°N 77.97000°W / 8.50000; -77.97000
Country  Panama
Province Darién
District Pinogana
Established July 29, 1998[1]
Area[1]
 • Land 869.5 km2 (335.7 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 7,976
 • Density 9.2/km2 (24/sq mi)
  Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zone EST (UTC−5)

Metetí is a town and corregimiento in Pinogana District, Darién Province, Panama with a population of 7,976 as of 2010.[1] It was created by Law 58 of July 29, 1998, owing to the Declaration of Unconstitutionality of Law 1 of 1982.[1] Its population as of 2000 was 6,244.[1] It is the last major town on the Inter-American Highway before the highway ends at Yaviza.[2] Most of the town's residents are originally from Chiriquí Province.[2] The town has a bank with an ATM, a few restaurants and hotels, a police station, and a gas station.[2]

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