Punta Peña

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Punta Peña
Corregimiento and town
Punta Peña is located in Panama
Punta Peña
Punta Peña
Coordinates: 8°55′N 82°11′W / 8.917°N 82.183°W / 8.917; -82.183
Country Panama
ProvinceBocas del Toro
DistrictChiriquí Grande District
EstablishedMarch 7, 1997[1]
Area
 • Land19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total2,520
 • Density130/km2 (300/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)

Punta Peña is a corregimiento in Chiriquí Grande District, Bocas del Toro Province, Panama. It has a land area of 19.4 square kilometres (7.5 sq mi) and had a population of 2,520 as of 2010, giving it a population density of 130 inhabitants per square kilometre (340/sq mi).[1] It was created by Law 10 of March 7, 1997; this measure was complemented by Law 5 of January 19, 1998 and Law 69 of October 28, 1998.[1] Its population as of 2000 was 1,730.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "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 26 May 2015.