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Colon Map, Panama

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Colon Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Colon with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Colon useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Colon!

Colon Travel Guide

As per the latest census of 2000 the population of Colón was around 204,000 inhabitants. It was 3000 in 1900 and then jumped to 31,000 in 1920 due to the newly built Panama Canal. Since then the population of Colón has been rising significantly. read more

Colon History

During those days this settlement was called Aspinwall by the emigrant community from the United States. It was the Hispanic community that used to refer this port city by the name of Colón to honor Christopher Columbus. This city was actually located on the western side of the Manzanillo Island. It was the construction of railroad in the proximity of Colón that actually became the reason for the development of Colón. read more

Colon Sightseeing

To bring Colón out of its economical disaster its local government decided to start a city within the city which was later on named Zona Libre. This sub city covers one fifth of the total area of Colón. In this region around 1,600 companies sell various products all tax free thus increasing the importance of this region. It is a must visit shopping hub for every tourist that hits Colón. read more

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