Soná District

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Soná District
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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
 • Total591 sq mi (1,531 km2)
Population
(2010)
 • Total27,833
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.[1]The district covers a total area of 1,531 km². The capital lies at the city of Soná.[1]

It also hosts the Soná Football Club 1835.

The mayor of the city is Aristides Ortiz Arosemena.[2]

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. ^ a b "Districts of Panama". Statoids. Retrieved April 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "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.