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Central America

Location: Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica
Geographic coordinates: 9° 0' N, 80° 0' W
Coastline km: 2,490 km km
Climate: tropical maritime; hot, humid, cloudy; prolonged rainy season (May to January), short dry season (January to May)
Terrain: interior mostly steep, rugged mountains and dissected, upland plains; coastal areas largely plains and rolling hills
Elevation: lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m highest point: Volcan de Chiriqui 3,475 m
Natural hazards: occasional severe storms and forest fires in the Darien area
Currency: balboa (PAB); US dollar (USD)
Population: 3,191,319 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Spanish (official), English 14%; note - many Panamanians bilingual
Capital: Panama
Divisions: 9 provinces and 1 territory*: Bocas del Toro, Chiriqui, Cocle, Colon, Darien, Herrera, Los Santos, Panama, San Blas*(Kuna Yala), and Veraguas

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Zones (6) Dive sites Sub zones
Bocas del Toro 3 0
Chiriqui 1 0
Colon 7 2
Los Santos 2 0
San Blas (Kuna Yala) 5 0
Veraguas & Isla Coiba 5 1

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Quality Avg depth Max depth Experience Dive type
Isla Farallon 2 / -
9 m 17 m CMAS ** / AOW
Las Monjas 3 / -
16 m 30 m CMAS * / OW
Los Frayles 9 / -
15 m 25 m CMAS * / OW


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memelian avatar
Por memelian
9 feb 2014
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Por memelian
9 feb 2014

Por AndresNOB
3 oct 2012
AOW 1 - Primer buceo de la certificacion AOW, buena visibilidad, 20 metros,  Barracudas, cardumenes de sardinas. Mucho pez leon. Dive master Jorge de Panama Divers Portobello  

Airplane Wreck
Por AndresNOB
16 sep 2012
AOW 5 - Buceo de entrenamiento AOW, el avion hundido es un avion pequeño al que se puede entrar bastante incomodo, y tiene mucho polvo que se mueve aun con las burbujas, los alrededores del avion son mas lindos que el propio naufragio, en la epoca q

Isla Drake
Por AndresNOB
16 sep 2012
- Buceo de entrenamiento, el lado oeste de la isla tiene una corriente muy linda para bucear, caza de langosta, Dive master Clay de Panama Divers (el dueño)

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Viaje: Portobello, Panama
Por AndresNOB
De 14 sep 2012 a 17 sep 2012
Certificacion Advance Open water PADI

Viaje: Panama
Por cfregis
De 14 feb 2009 a 14 feb 2009



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By minkfish , 23-03-2011

Bocas Del Toro - I did my open water in Bocas and would recommend it. Instead of learning in the pool, we practiced our skills in shallow, warm water with a sandy bottom. Lots of easy diving, no current, abundant sea life, short boat rides, small groups since it's not a popular spot.

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