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Corregimiento and town
Yaviza is located in Panama
Coordinates: 8°10′48″N 77°40′48″W / 8.18000°N 77.68000°W / 8.18000; -77.68000Coordinates: 8°10′48″N 77°40′48″W / 8.18000°N 77.68000°W / 8.18000; -77.68000
Country  Panama
Province Darién
District Pinogana
 • Land 397.1 km2 (153.3 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 4,441
 • Density 11.2/km2 (29/sq mi)
  Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zone EST (UTC−5)

Yaviza is a town and corregimiento in Pinogana District, Darién Province, Panama with a population of 4,441 as of 2010.[1] The town marks the southeastern end of the northern half of the Pan-American Highway, at the north end of the Darién Gap. Its population as of 1990 was 8,452; its population as of 2000 was 3,117.[1]

Map of the Darién Gap and the break in the Pan-American Highway between Yaviza, Panama and Turbo, Colombia