The Republic of Panama is a small country situated between North and South America, bordering Costa Rica and Colombia.

Panama Canal

The Canal measures 80 kilometers of length, from Colon in the Caribbean to Panama in the Pacific.

Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo is the oldest city on the Pacific Coast of the Americas, and lies at the foot of the Panama Canal.

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  • Retirees Find More for Less in Panama
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