Panama has a population of approximately 4 million, and its capital is home to almost half that number. The population of Panama is comprised mostly by Mestizos, but also by descendants of Indians, Africans and Europeans.
Panama’s official language is Spanish, but English is universally spoken. The unit of currency is the US dollar and all major credit cards are accepted in Panama, with Visa and MasterCard being the most widely used.
With a politically stable government, a vibrant economy and welcoming people, Panama is a safe destination and continues to grow into one of the world’s greatest vacation and retirement destinations.