November 30, 2022
  • 4:02 am COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PANAMA
  • 3:50 am Upcoming Event, Seminar “Panama – A Land Beyond Expectations”
  • 3:32 am The 27th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair, Latin American Pavilion
  • 4:21 am Interview with The Hong Kong Maritime Hub for The Port of Hong Kong Handbook & Directory 2022
  • 6:59 am It’s Time to Plan your Trip to Panama
  • 6:26 am New provisions for the Visa of Passengers or Crew in Transit, to Cuban citizens.
Hong Kong
Panama

H. E. Mr. Laurentino Cortizo Cohen

President of the Republic of Panama

H.E. Ms. Erika Mouynes

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Panama


Country Official Name

Republic of Panama ( ENG )
República de Panamá ( SPA )

Capital

Panama City

President

H. E. Mr. Laurentino Cortizo Cohen


Government Type


The Republic of Panama is an independent State. Its government is unitary, republican, democratic and representative. It is composed of three governing areas the Executive, Legislative and Judicial

Area

75,517 sq. km.

Total Population

3,395,346 inhabitants

Time Difference

Panama is on U.S. Eastern Standard Time all year (GMT-5).
Comparing to Hong Kong, Panama is 13 hours behind the local time in HK

Language

Official language: Spanish; but many Panamanians are also fluent in English 

Currency

Balboa (nominal currency); US dollar circulates all over the country

Exchanges Rate

1 Balboa = 1 US$