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The Ultimate Panama Challenge

Amruta Deshpande Dec 23, 2020
Do you think you know everything about Panama? Well, take this challenge and find out for yourself!
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The Spanish ruled Panama for over 300 years between 1513 –1821. About 93 percent of the population of Panama speaks Spanish, known as Panamanian Spanish, as their first language.
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Montuno consists of white cotton shirts, trousers and woven straw hats. Women wear Pollera, which is actually a blouse worn off the shoulders and a long ruffled skirt with gold buttons.
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Panama City is not just the capital of Panama but also the largest city with nearly half of the country's population living in its metropolitan area.
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Panama is located in Central America and South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea between Costa Rica and Columbia.
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Panama hats are traditional brimmed straw hats hand woven by craftsmen from Ecuador where it originated.
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The Panama Canal is an artificially constructed lock -type canal that cuts across the isthmus of Panama and connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean over an 82 km stretch.
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The Panamian Balboa which is fixed at an exchange rate of 1:1 with the US dollar is one of the official currencies of Panama. The name is in honor of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the Spanish explorer.
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Panama is divided in to 10 provinces, which are further divided in to districts and corregimientos. Panama also has five indigenous regions known as comarcas.
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Tocumen International Airport is the largest airport not just in Panama but the entire Central America and is one of the most important airports as it has direct flights to more than 65 cities between America and Europe.
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Panama has a record of the most players playing professional baseball in the United States with over 140 Panamanian players.
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