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Fast Facts

Panama City is the only capital with a rainforest within city limits.

Due to its unique orientation, Panama is the only country where you actually watch the sun rise above the Pacific and set over the Atlantic.

One of the world’s most famous palindromes, “A man, a plan, a canal: Panama,” reads the same backwards and forwards.

France began working on the Panama Canal in 1881 but had to stop; the United States took over the project in 1904. The first vessel to transit the Panama Canal was the American cargo ship Ancon on August 15, 1914.

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