Colon, Panama 220,000
The nation’s second largest city, Colón, has the highest rates of poverty and crime in the Panama. Colon is like Panama’s Detroit. Unemployment among youth (ages 15 to 25) in Colón is estimated to be 50 percent. Colon is about 80% Black There are also high levels of drug use, and Panama is often cited as one of the main areas for the shipment of drugs from South America to the United States.
Panama City, Panama
Is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Panama. It has an urban population of 430,299, and a metro of 880,691 when rural areas are included. The city is located at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal, in the province of Panama. The city is the political and administrative center of the country, as well as a hub for international banking and commerce. It is considered a “gamma+” world city, one of three Central American cities listed in this category.
The city of Panama has an average GDP per capita of $15,300. It has a dense skyline of mostly high-rise buildings, and it is surrounded by a large belt of tropical rainforest. Panama’s Tocumen International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Central America, offers daily flights to major international destinations. Panama was chosen as the 2003 American Capital of Culture jointly with Curitiba, Brazil. Panama is the country with the best skyline in Latin America. Panama is considered the best place for Americans to retire. Panama is the second richest Latin American Country after Uruguay.
Tallest building in Panama City and Latin America is the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower it is 932 feet
The Proposed Central Tower would be the new tallest building in Panama at 1,050 feet
The Ritz Towers Panama
Albrook Mall is the largest Mall Outside of Asia.
Bocas del Toro