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Explore Cerro Punta in Panama

Cerro Punta in the region of Chiriquí with its 2,957 inhabitants is a town in Panama - some 208 mi or ( 335 km ) West of Panama City , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Cerro Punta is now 01:58 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Panama " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Masaya, Managua, San Pedro, San José, and Limón. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Masaya . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Cerro Punta ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Chiriqui Tierras Altas Panama

5:08 min by Juvntux
Views: 19295 Rating: 4.87

Imagenes de la region de tierras altas en la provincia panameña de chiriqui fronteriza con Costa Rica. Vistas de sus pueblos (Boquete, Volcan y Cerro Punta), sus microclimas, su principal economia, la ..

The Volcán Barú Adventure - Preview

1:36 min by halfthrottle
Views: 2840 Rating: 4.88 A few weeks ago I rode my motorcycle to the top of Volcan Baru the tallest peak in Panama. I took a serious beating on the ride, and got some great video out of it. I wanted to do a ride from s ..

Volcán Barú - 7 de Febrero de 2010

9:50 min by 1936690
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Volcán Barú - 7 de Febrero de 2010 ..

13th Annual International Motorcycle Convention in Chiriqui

4:03 min by halfthrottle
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Went on a nice ride from David to Volcan today with a lot of bikers. Easily the largest group ride I've ever been in. Can't really relax when you're in a large pack of bikes like this, but it is a lot ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Cerro Punta, Chiriquí

Cerro Punta is a small city in the western highlands of Panama, in the province of Chiriquí. Cerro Punta's altitude is 6,500 feet (2,000 metres) above sea level just south of the Continental Divide. Many of the inhabitants of the village and the surrounding areas are indigenous Native Americans. The climate, like the rest of Panama, is tropical with a short dry season and rainy season that extends about 9 – 10 months of the year.

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Located at 8.85 -82.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in Chiriquí Province


Barriles (known also as Sitio Barriles or by the designation BU-24), is one of the most famous archaeological sites in Panama. It is located in the highlands of the Chiriquí Province of Western Panama at 1200 meters above sea level. It is several kilometers west of the modern town of Volcán. This places the site in the Gran Chiriquí culture area (encompassing Western Panama and much of Southern Costa Rica, parts of the even broader Intermediate Area or Isthmo-Colombian Area).

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Located at 8.80 -82.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Panama, Former populated places in Panama, History of Panama, Pre-Columbian archaeological sites

Boquete, Chiriquí

Boquete is a small town on the Caldera River, in the green mountain highlands of Panama, in western-most Chiriquí Province, about 60 km. from the border with Costa Rica. Because of its altitude, some 1,200 metres above sea level, its climate is cooler than that of the lowlands. Its scenic location, temperature, and natural environment make it extremely popular with Panamanians, and attracts tourists from all over the world.

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Located at 8.78 -82.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Populated places in Chiriquí Province

Santa Clara, Chiriqui, Panama

Santa Clara, Chiriqui, Panama is a small town in the province of Chiriqui, district of Renacimiento. The population is approximately 700, not including a transient population of Ngöbe and other indigenous people who labor in the fields. It is located approximately 12 miles northwest of Volcan, the location of Volcano Baru. Rio Sereno, the governmental seat of the area known as Renacimiento and the Costa Rican border are about 6 kilometers to the west.

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Located at 8.83 -82.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Populated places in Chiriquí Province