Soná District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Soná District, Veraguas)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Soná District
Panamá - Veraguas - Soná.svg
Soná District is located in Panama
Soná District
Soná District
Location of the district capital in Panama
Coordinates: 7°55′N 81°20′W / 7.917°N 81.333°W / 7.917; -81.333Coordinates: 7°55′N 81°20′W / 7.917°N 81.333°W / 7.917; -81.333
Country Panama
ProvinceVeraguas Province
CapitalSoná
Area
 • Total586 sq mi (1,519 km2)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total29,774
 • Density51/sq mi (20/km2)
 official estimate[1]
Time zoneUTC-5 (ETZ)

Soná District is a district (distrito) of Veraguas Province in Panama. The population according to the 2010 Panamanian census was 27,833;[2] the latest official estimate (for 2019) is 29,774.[3] The district covers a total area of 1,519 km². The capital lies at the city of Soná.[2]

It also hosts the Soná Football Club 1835.

The mayor of the city is Aristides Ortiz Arosemena.[4]

The city is referenced in Prison Break based on a local urban legend of an "underground prison".

Administrative divisions[edit]

Soná District is divided administratively into the following corregimientos:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama.
  2. ^ a b "Districts of Panama". Statoids. Retrieved April 13, 2009.
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama.
  4. ^ "Expresiones_Especial_Playa El Flor: Belleza y Conflicto en la Costa sur de Veraguas". Expresiones. Para una Sociedad Participativa. Archived from the original on 19 February 2008. Retrieved 2 August 2014.