You are here:
  1. Homepage
  2. »
  3. Panama
  4. »
  5. Panama
  6. » La Gloria
Panama Flag Icon

La Gloria Destination Guide

Delve into La Gloria in Panama

La Gloria in the region of Panamá is a city in Panama - some 15 mi or ( 24 km ) West of Panama City , the country's capital .

Interactive map of La Gloria

Current time in La Gloria is now 01:29 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " America/Panama " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Limón, Quibdó, Montería, Veracruz, and Puerto Caimito. While being here, make sure to check out Limón . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in La Gloria ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Panama Canal Expansion GroundBreaking - Helicopter View

0:36 min by acpwebmaster
Views: 1604 Rating: 0.00

Ceremony and groundbreaking to celebrate the beginning of the first-ever expansion of the nearly 100-year-old waterway. ..

Brisas de los lagos, Panama

3:41 min by BrisasdelosLagos
Views: 1407 Rating: 5.00

Brisas de los Lagos is Retirement Community located just 35 Kms to the West of Panama City and 40 minutes from the most beautiful beaches in the Pacific Ocean. Move to Panama and invest in one of the ..


D ART INDUSTRY EL WARDZ FT. EL TOBE - LIVE - (COMING SOON (PORTATE BIEN)) 12 / 7 / 2012

3:40 min by chez257
Views: 703 Rating: 5.00

Un adelanto de lo que viene bajando la combinacion de el wardz ft. el tobe, tema llamado Portate Bien!! Representando 507 THE WEST LA VISTA ALEGRE!...D ART INDUSTRY TWITTER : @elwardz @DAIByOG @Scared ..

Brisas de los Lagos, Panama 2

3:41 min by BrisasdelosLagos
Views: 519 Rating: 0.00

Brisas de los Lagos is Retirement Community located just 35 Kms to the West of Panama City and 40 minutes from the most beautiful beaches in the Pacific Ocean. Move to Panama and invest in one of the ..


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


Interesting facts about this location

Panama Canal

The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a {{#invoke:Math|precision_format| (77.1)*1,000/1,609.344 | 0}}-mile (77.1 km) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. There are locks at each end to lift ships up to Gatun Lake . The Gatun Lake was used to reduce the amount of work required for a sea-level connection.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.08 -79.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks, Macro-engineering, Panama Canal, Transport infrastructure completed in 1914

Culebra Cut

The Culebra Cut, formerly called Gaillard Cut, is an artificial valley that cuts through the continental divide in Panama. The cut forms part of the Panama Canal, linking Gatun Lake, and thereby the Atlantic Ocean, to the Gulf of Panama and hence the Pacific Ocean. It is 12.6 km (7.8 mi) from the Pedro Miguel lock on the Pacific side to the Chagres River arm of Lake Gatun, with a water level 26 m (85 ft) above sea level.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.08 -79.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Cuts (earthmoving), Panama Canal

Soberanía National Park

Soberanía National Park (Parque Nacional Soberanía) is a national park in Panama near the banks of the Panama Canal in the provinces of Panamá and Colón, some 25 kilometres from Panama City. The Chagres River runs through the park. Established as a national park in 1980, the park covers 55,000 acres . The park is popular with birdwatchers due to the abundance of bird species in the park, including motmots, toucans, trogons, flycatchers, antbirds, woodpeckers, tanagers, and hawks.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.07 -79.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: National parks of Panama, Protected areas established in 1980

Centennial Bridge, Panama

Panama's Centennial Bridge is a major bridge crossing the Panama Canal. It was built to supplement the overcrowded Bridge of the Americas, and to replace it as the carrier of the Pan-American Highway; upon its opening in 2004, it became only the second permanent crossing of the canal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.03 -79.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 2004, Bridges in Panama, Cable-stayed bridges, Panama Canal

Gatun structure

The Gatun structure is a possible eroded impact crater. It is named after the nearby Gatun Lake in Panama. It was first discovered in 1972 by geologist Bob Stewart and later studied by Livio L. Tornabene from the University of South Florida Department of Geology. The structure is estimated to have formed about 20 million years ago. This would place the event in the Miocene epoch.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.10 -79.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Impact craters of Panama, Miocene impact craters, Possible impact craters on Earth