You are here:
  1. Homepage
  2. »
  3. Panama
  4. »
  5. Chiriqui
  6. » El Atrocho
Panama Flag Icon

El Atrocho Destination Guide

Discover El Atrocho in Panama

El Atrocho in the region of Chiriquí is a town located in Panama - some 238 mi or ( 383 km ) West of Panama City , the country's capital .

Interactive map of El Atrocho

Local time in El Atrocho is now 11:42 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " America/Panama " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Masaya, San Pedro, San José, Limón, and Cartago. When in this area, you might want to check out Masaya . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in El Atrocho ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Eno Double Nest Hammock Review

3:28 min by halfthrottle
Views: 9209 Rating: 4.58 This small lightweight hammock can be a good option for motorcycle adventures. Lighter than a tent, takes up much less space, and you don't have to sleep in the mud or dirt when you use it. An ..

Helping baby sea turtles into the ocean

4:33 min by halfthrottle
Views: 5002 Rating: 4.97 Helping the baby turtles swim out into the ocean was awesome. I got some amazing underwater shots with my Drift Stealth helmet camera in the waterproof enclosure, but didn't get a ..

CruiserWorks Touring Boot Review

3:57 min by halfthrottle
Views: 2666 Rating: 5.00 This is a review of the CruiserWorks Men's Tour Boot. I was surprised by how much I liked it. To film my adventures I spend a lot of time off the bike setting up the camera. Which mea ..

Saving Sea Turtles at Tigre Salvaje

7:07 min by halfthrottle
Views: 1409 Rating: 5.00 While I was at Tigre Salvaje I got to help Dave dig up a turtle nest and place the eggs in the incubator. There they will be safe from poachers, stray dogs, and raccoon. The avera ..

Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Interesting facts about this location

Burica Peninsula

The Peninsula Burica is a coastal relief that juts south into the Pacific Ocean and is divided into two areas: it belongs to Costa Rica west, and the area that belongs to Panama, which dominates the east and about two-thirds of the peninsula. The Costa Rican side is the southernmost of the country (except for the island of Coco).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.17 -82.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Peninsulas of Costa Rica

Puerto Armuelles, Chiriquí

Puerto Armuelles is a city on Panama's Pacific Coast in the western province of Chiriquí Province next to Costa Rica. Puerto Armuelles is the second largest city in Chiriqui province with a population near 25,000, and has not one, but two different type of deep-water ports, one for Bananas and one for oil. Puerto Armuelles is just 5 miles from the border with Costa Rica as the crow flies yet the actual border crossing lies 21 miles away.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.28 -82.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Populated places in Chiriquí Province

2002 Burica earthquake

The 2002 Burica earthquake occurred on July 30, 2002 at 19:16 local time off the coast of Panama. It had a magnitude of Mw 6.5. The epicenter was located off the southeastern coast of Burica Peninsula, close to the Costa Rica-Panama border. At least 12 houses collapsed. 8 people were reported injured, 3 in Panama and 5 in Costa Rica. The strongest intensity reached MM VII in Puerto Armuelles, Panama. It was felt with MM III to IV around San Jose, Costa Rica.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.93 -82.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 2002 earthquakes, 2002 in Costa Rica, 2002 in Panama, Earthquakes in Costa Rica, Earthquakes in Panama