Valle del Risco

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Valle del Risco
Corregimiento and town
Valle del Risco is located in Panama
Valle del Risco
Valle del Risco
Coordinates: 9°13′48″N 82°25′48″W / 9.23000°N 82.43000°W / 9.23000; -82.43000Coordinates: 9°13′48″N 82°25′48″W / 9.23000°N 82.43000°W / 9.23000; -82.43000
Country Panama
ProvinceBocas del Toro
EstablishedJanuary 19, 1998
 • Land576.8 km2 (222.7 sq mi)
 • Total4,187
 • Density7.3/km2 (19/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.

Valle del Risco Corregimiento, is a group of small rural communities in the Bocas del Toro Province of Panama. The biggest community is Valle del Risco, where there is a school and medical services.

To reach Valle Risco you must drive from Almirante, Bocas del Toro, passing high mountains and dangerous curves.

It has a land area of 576.8 square kilometres (222.7 sq mi) and had a population of 4,187 as of 2010, giving it a population density of 7.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (19/sq mi).[1] It was created by Law 5 of January 19, 1998.[1] Its population as of 2000 was 3,422.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "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.