Panama's cultural landscape is a tapestry of indigenous heritage, African influences, colonial history, and contemporary expressions. The country embraces diversity, promoting cultural preservation and celebration as an integral part of its national identity.
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Protected Areas in Panama
Coiba Island: Coiba National Park (Panama) The Editor Sun, 12/16/2018 - 17:25
Coiba Island, the largest in Central America, lies off the western coast of Panama in the Pacific Ocean. Coiba National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, protects Coiba Island, 38 smaller islands, and the surrounding marine areas within the Gulf of Chiriqui.
Darién National Park: Darién Biosphere Reserve (Panama) The Editor Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:47
Darién National Park and Biosphere Reserve is the largest protected area in Panama and a World Heritage Site containing an exceptional variety of habitats: sandy beaches, rocky coasts, mangroves, and swamps, as well as lowland and upland tropical forests containing remarkable wildlife.
La Amistad International Park is a Transboundary Protected Area that extends along the border between Costa Rica and Panama, which, along with the surrounding Biosphere Reserves, preserves a major tract of tropical forest that is known for its extraordinary biodiversity and endemism.