Welcome to Panama…..
Panama City is the capital and largest city in the Republic of Panama. The total metropolitan population of the region is more than 1.2 million people. This is the commercial, political, communications and administrative hub of the country. It stands at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal.
Panama has a "tropical wet and dry" climate. Panama City's annual rainfall average is 74.8 inches. The dry season occurs from January through April, and the wet season spans the remainder of the year.
Temperatures remain constant all year-long, averaging out at around 81 degrees Fahrenheit.
There more than eight universities to choose from in Panama, including a branch of Florida State University that is particular popular among American students.
Panama boasts 22 hospitals, 11 of which are located in Panama City. These are state-of-the-art facilities that offer the level of technology and care that you would expect from some of the world's best practitioners.
Tocumen International Airport is the biggest and busiest airport in all of Central America. It offers daily flights to many destinations around the world.
Panama City has many tourist attractions all its own. Sites in the city's "old quarter" are particular popular with those interested in seeing history firsthand. There are old cathedrals, museums and theaters to explore. You'll also want to check out Las Bóvedas, a lovely waterfront promenade that extends out into the Pacific.
If you're a sports fanatic, there's nothing bigger in Panama than soccer. Panama City is host to four professional teams in the country's top football league, Liga Panameña de Fútbol.