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Panama City

Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is variably defined either as being a region of the Americas in its own right or as the southern portion of North America. Physiographically, Central America is a tropical isthmus that connects North and South America. It includes 7 countries and many small offshore islands. Overall, the land is fertile and rugged, and dominated through its heart by a string of volcanic mountain ranges with a few active volcanos.

Panama City is founded in 1519. Juan Carlos Navarro is the Mayor of that city. Panama City, population is 708,738, with a total metro population of 1,063,000 is the capital of Panama, located at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. Panama City is the political, administrative and cultural center of the country. Juan Carlos Navarro is the current mayor of the city.

Panamanian nature is comparable to that of Costa Rica. Near Panama City are some of the most accessible nature reserves. A taste of this can be found in the sizeable Parque Natural Metropolitano, is difficult to reach without motorised transport. An even easier nature-option is the Centro de Exhibiciones Marinas, managed by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute on the causeway, which is more than just an aquarium. The ruins of the old city still remain and are a popular tourist attraction known as Panama la Vieja. It was rebuilt in 1673 in a new location about 5 miles west-southwest of the original city. This location is now known as the Casco Viejo or Old Hull of the city.

The city has numerous tourist attractions including world-class hotels and restaurants. The National Institute of Culture Building and across from it, the French Embassy. Teatro Nacional, a recently renovated performance center, with outstanding natural acoustics; It provides an intimate performance environment, seating about 800 guests.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Panama City is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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