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Area: 77,381 sq km; 29,762 sq miles.
Population: 3,405,813 million (Panama National Census May 2010.)
Capital: Panama, the largest city of the Republic of Panama with a total metropolitan population of 1,272,672 (January 2011)
People: Mostly of mixed descent, with sizeable communities of indigenous Indians, Afro-Caribbeans, Italians, Spanish, Arabs, Jews and Asians.
Languages: The official language is Spanish. English is widely understood by the middle-classes.
Religion(s): Roman Catholic 90%; Protestant groups, Judaism and Islam are also represented in the country.
Currency: Panamanian Balboa (PAB) at parity with the United States dollar (USD) since the monetary agreement of 1904. The USD is the paper currency of Panama, Panama mints its own coinage but US coins are also accepted. Exchange rate, £1 = 1.566 PAB/ USD (December 2011).