Capital City: Panama City
Climate: Tropical maritime; hot, humid, cloudy; prolonged rainy season (May to January), short dry season (January to May)
Time Zone: GMT-5
Language: Spanish (official), English 14%; (many Panamanians are bilingual)
Country Code: 507
Coastline: 2,490 km
Panama’s cosmopolitan capital, Panama City, is the only true First World city in Central America. The beautifully maintained Pan-American Highway runs the breadth of the country, making travel easy. High-speed Internet and cell coverage are remarkable…as are the power, air, and water quality.
Wake up on the Caribbean and have lunch overlooking the Pacific…they’re of a hour apart at the isthmus’ “skinniest” section. Choose your preferred climate, topography, population and more in Panama’s varied landscape.
You’ll find golf, tennis, sailing, fishing, surfing, birding and every other activity imaginable. With so much going on, is easy to make friends, regardless of age, gender, or marital status.