Area: 77,082 sq km
The narrowest point of the Central American isthmus, and bisected by the Panama Canal.
Population: 3,508,475 Annual Growth: 1.66%
Capital: Panama City
Official language: Spanish Languages: 18 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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Panamas strategic location and stability also attract many other forces to the area. Proximity to Colombia and the prevalence of offshore finance mean that drug cartels and other undesirables are strongly present and using much of the economy to launder money. Pray for a government that will root out corruption and oppose wickedness.
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The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Panama.