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Colón Destination Guide

Explore Colón in Panama.

Colón in the region of Colón with it's 76,643 inhabitants is a town in Panama - some 36 mi (or 58 km) North-West of Panama City, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Colón is now 03:46 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Panama" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Limón, Quibdó, Santiago de Veraguas, Sambalamba, Samba Bonita or Ciudad Bolivar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Rainbow City, Mindi Dairy Farm, Margarita, Majagual-Gold Hill, Sherman and Cativa. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Slide Show - Never Quit - Karina Petroni...

09:34 min ( August 09, 2008 by KarinaPetroniEscape)
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Karina Petroni, Born in the Canal Zone, lets you see a touching slide show on how her parents met, lived an Escape filled life and moved to the Panama Canal Zone. Karina was born and grew up in and ar...

Gatun Lock Panama Canal Dwyerkev's photo...

01:52 min ( December 17, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Panama and the canal Michelbouchard's ph...

00:53 min ( March 03, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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North end of Panama Canal Dwyerkev's pho...

01:46 min ( March 05, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Interesting facts about this location

Colón, Panama

Colón is a sea port on the Caribbean Sea coast of Panama. The city lies near the Caribbean Sea entrance to the Panama Canal. It is the capital of Panama's Colón Province and has traditionally been known as Panama's second city. Colón was originally located entirely on Manzanillo Island, surrounded by Limon Bay, Manzanillo Bay, and the Folks River.

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Located at 9.36, -79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1850 establishments in Colombia, Colón Province, Colón, Panama, Populated coastal places in Panama, Populated places established in 1850, Populated places in Colón Province, Port cities in the Caribbean, Port settlements in Central America

Estadio Armando Dely Valdés

Estadio Armando Dely Valdés is a multi-purpose stadium in Colón, Panama. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of CD Árabe Unido. The stadium holds 4,000 people, and is named after former Panamanian footballer, Armando Dely Valdés.

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Located at 9.36, -79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Colón, Panama, Football venues in Panama, Multi-purpose stadiums in Panama

Coco Solo

Coco Solo was a United States Navy submarine base established in 1918 on the Atlantic Ocean (northwest) side of the Panama Canal Zone, near Colón, Panama. United States Senator John McCain was born in 1936 at a small Navy hospital at Coco Solo Naval Air Station. The larger Coco Solo Hospital was constructed in the summer of 1941.

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Located at 9.36, -79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1918 establishments, Closed military facilities of the United States in Panama, Colón, Panama, Panama Canal, Panama Canal Zone Townships, United States Navy submarine bases

Galeta Island (Panama)

Galeta Island, Panama is an island located on the Atlantic side of the Republic of Panama just east of the city of Colón, Panama. Galeta Island was the site of a U.S. military communications facility from the 1930s through 2002 at which time it was turned over to the government of the Republic of Panama. The communications facility located on the island included an operations building located in the center of a U.S.

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Located at 9.36, -79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Caribbean islands of Panama

Fort Sherman

Fort Sherman is a former United States Army base in Panama, located on Toro Point at the Atlantic (northern) end of the Panama Canal, on the western bank of the Canal directly opposite Colón (which is on the eastern bank). It was the primary defensive base for the Atlantic sector of the Canal, and was also the center for US jungle warfare training for some time. Its Pacific-side partner was Fort Amador. Both bases were turned over to Panama in 1999.

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Located at 9.36, -79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Former United States Army facilities, Military facilities of the United States in Panama, Panama Canal