General Information About the Republic of Panama and Provinces

Colón is a sea port city on the Caribbean Sea coast of Panama. In 2000 it had a population of about 204,000 people. It is near the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal. The city is the capital of Panama's Colón Province. Source: Wikipedia

Colón Province

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Colón Province

Colón is a province of Panama. The capital is the city of Colón. This province has traditionally been focused in commerce (through the Colón Free Zone, Panama Canal and its banking activities), but also has natural resources that are being developed as tourist attraction, such as coral reefs and rainforests. In fact during the Spanish colonial period, the Colon region of Panama was the center of trade, commerce, and overall economy for the Spanish. Spanish brought many black African slaves in this area to work and be enslaved in Panama, and also to ship blacks out to other Spaniard colonies.

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