Panamá Province

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Not to be confused with Penama Province.
Panamá Province
Provincia de Panamá
Amador Causeway
Amador Causeway
Flag of Panamá Province
Location of Panama Province in Panama
Location of Panama Province in Panama
Coordinates: 9°0′N 79°10′W / 9.000°N 79.167°W / 9.000; -79.167Coordinates: 9°0′N 79°10′W / 9.000°N 79.167°W / 9.000; -79.167
Country Panama
Capital city Panama City
 • Governor Rafael Pino Pinto
 • Total 11,289.4 km2 (4,358.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 1,713,070
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern Time (UTC-5)
ISO 3166 code PA-8

Panamá is a province of Panama. It contains the national capital Panama City, which also serves as its provincial capital. The governor of the province is Rafael Pino Pinto, appointed by President Varela and sworn in on 4 July 2014.[1]


The province currently comprises six districts. The five former districts west of the Panama Canal were split off to form Panamá Oeste Province on 1 January 2014.[2]


  1. ^ González Pinilla, José (3 July 2014). "Rafael Pino es nombrado gobernador de Panamá" [Rafael Pino appointed governor of Panama]. La Prensa (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Gaceta Oficial de Panamá (30 December 2013). "Ley Nº119 del 30 de diciembre de 2013: Que crea la provincia de Panamá Oeste, segregada de la provincia de Panamá." (PDF).