Panamá Oeste Province

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Panamá Oeste Province
Provincia de Panamá Oeste
Province
Flag of Panamá Oeste Province
Flag
Location of Panama Oeste Province in Panama
Location of Panama Oeste Province in Panama
Coordinates: 8°52′49″N 79°47′0″W / 8.88028°N 79.78333°W / 8.88028; -79.78333Coordinates: 8°52′49″N 79°47′0″W / 8.88028°N 79.78333°W / 8.88028; -79.78333
Country Panama
Created 1 January 2014
Capital city La Chorrera
Government
 • Governor Temístocles Javier Herrera[1]
Area
 • Total 2,786 km2 (1,076 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 464,038
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern Time (UTC-5)
ISO 3166 code PA-10

Panamá Oeste (Spanish pronunciation: [panaˈma oˈeste]; "West Panama" in English) is the newest province in Panama.

It was created from the five districts of Panamá Province west of the Panama Canal on 1 January 2014.[2] The capital is La Chorrera.

Administrative divisions

Panamá Oeste Province is divided into 5 districts and 59 corregimientos.[2]

District
Corregimientos (Subdivisions)
Cabecera (Seat)
Arraiján District Arraiján, Burunga, Cerro Silvestre, Juan Demóstenes Arosemena, Nuevo Arraiján, Nuevo Emperador, San Vicente de Bique, Santa Clara, Veracruz, Vista Alegre Arraiján
Capira District Capira, Caimito, Campana, Cermeño, Cirí de Los Sotos, Cirí Grande, El Cacao, La Trinidad, Las Ollas Arriba, Lídice, Santa Rosa, Villa Carmen, Villa Rosario Capira
Chame District Chame, Bejuco, Buenos Aires, Cabuya, Chicá, El Líbano, Las Lajas, Nueva Gorgona, Punta Chame, Sajalices, Sorá Chame
La Chorrera District La Chorrera, Barrio Balboa, Barrio Colón, Amador, Arosemena, El Arado, El Coco, Feuillet, Guadalupe, Herrera, Hurtado, Iturralde, La Represa, Los Díaz, Mendoza, Obaldía, Playa Leona, Puerto Caimito, Santa Rita La Chorrera
San Carlos District San Carlos, El Espino, El Higo, Guayabito, La Ermita, La Laguna, Las Uvas, Los Llanitos, San José San Carlos

References