Ocú

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Ocú
Town and corregimiento
Ocú is located in Panama
Ocú
Ocú
Coordinates: 7°56′24″N 80°46′48″W / 7.94000°N 80.78000°W / 7.94000; -80.78000Coordinates: 7°56′24″N 80°46′48″W / 7.94000°N 80.78000°W / 7.94000; -80.78000
Country Panama
ProvinceHerrera
DistrictOcú
Area
 • Land121.6 km2 (47.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total7,006
 • Density57.6/km2 (149/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
ClimateAw

Ocú is a town and corregimiento in Ocú District, Herrera Province, Panama with a population of 7,006 as of 2010.[1] It is the seat of Ocú District.[1] Its population as of 1990 was 7,488; its population as of 2000 was 8,150.[1]

Ocú is recognized as one of the most authentic towns regarding Panamanian folklore and is recognized nationally for the Manito Festival held annually in the second week of August.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Cuadro 11 (Superficie, población y densidad de población en la República...)" [Table 11 (Area, population, and population density in the Republic...)] (.xls). In "Resultados Finales Básicos" [Basic Final Results] (in Spanish). National Institute of Statistics and Census of Panama. Retrieved May 26, 2015.