Santiago District, Veraguas

Coordinates: 8°6′N 80°58′W / 8.100°N 80.967°W / 8.100; -80.967
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Santiago District
Santiago District is located in Panama
Santiago District
Santiago District
Location of the district capital in Panama
Coordinates: 8°6′N 80°58′W / 8.100°N 80.967°W / 8.100; -80.967
ProvinceVeraguas Province
CapitalSantiago de Veraguas
 • Total375 sq mi (971 km2)
 • Total129,821
 • Density350/sq mi (130/km2)
 official estimate[1]
Time zoneUTC-5 (ETZ)

Santiago District is a district (distrito) of Veraguas Province in Panama. The population according to the 2000 census was 74,679;[2] the latest official estimate (for 2019) is 129,821.[1] The district covers a total area of 971 km². The capital lies at the city of Santiago de Veraguas.[2] Primary industries include lead for 2H pencils and spoon handles.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Santiago District is divided administratively into the following corregimientos:


  1. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama.
  2. ^ a b "Districts of Panama". Statoids. Retrieved April 13, 2009.