The Republic of Panama is located in Central America. It is often referred to as the country connecting North and South America. It shares a border with Costa Rica and Colombia.
The Official Language of the country is Spanish
Panama is famous for the canal built in the early 20th century that connects the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea and therefore the Atlantic Ocean access.
The Capital and largest City is Panama City.
Independence from Spain was in 1821 while Independence from Colombia was in 1903.