The province of Chiriquí is located in the west part of Panama it borders the Province of Bocas del Toro and Ngobe Bugle Indigenous Community to the north, the Republic of Costa Rica to the west, The Province of Veraguas to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the south.Fort he gnöbe-buglé. Indigenous Community the name Chiriqui means Valle de la Luna.
Chiriquí is the third most important province of Panama. Located at 486 kilometres to the west part of the Republic. This province was discovered by Gaspar de Espinosa in 1519 and created on May 26, 1849, when Panama was still under Colombia Government. Before the Spanish arrival different Indigenous tribes (changuitas, zurias, boquerones, buricas, doraces, bugabas, and guanacas) inhabited this region. All tribes under the same generic name guaymíes. Its capital is the city of David and it is politically divided in thirteen districts: Alanje, Baru, Boqueron, Boquete, Bugaba, David, Dolega, Guanaca, Remedios, Renacimiento, San Lorenzo, San Felix, and Tole.
Visitors will be able to enjoy a wide variety of hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, night clubs and entertainment places.
There are different interesting places to visit in this province, such as: The Valle de La Luna which offers a diversity of touristic attractions like its beautiful beaches such as Las Lajas, and its beautiful Mountains with wonderful landscapes and refreshing weather.
Chiriquí possesses a great diversity of flora and fauna allow in it to become one of the most important points to practice ecotourism inside the country. It Also offers a wide variety of attractions including destinations to the Mountains, Beaches, Indigenous Communities, retirement houses, and others.
This Province economy is based mainly on the agricultural and cattle production. The tourism is now starting to give its first steps in the province which possesses different attractions to become, in a short time, a great International Touristic destination.
Chiriqui has a population of 400,321 inhabitants who occupy 87,509 houses.
Its Culture is very rich likewise is the people that live in this province they are very nice and happy, they are very devoted to God and the principle religions in this province are catholic and Protestants.
In this Province, they are different protected areas such as The Volcan Baru National Park and The Fortuna Forest Reservation, and others.
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