La Mitra
in Panamá Oeste, Panama

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.841 and -79.786 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 50' 27" and W -79° 47' 11"
Currency and Currency Code:
Balboa - PAB
Spoken languages:
Spanish, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:15 AM (Monday)
Timezone: America/Panama
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.453 and 102.244 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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La Mitra in Panamá Oeste with it's 4,778 inhabitants is located in Panama about 21 mi (or 34 km) south-west of Panama, the country's capital.

Local time in La Mitra is now 04:15 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Panama with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of La Mitra, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Panama is Howard Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 22 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Panama is Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá in a distance of 91 mi (or 146 km), East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Guadalupe, El Coco, La Chorrera, Playa Leona and El Espino. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1010.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 16th of September 2019

31°C (88 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 17th of September 2019

28°C (82 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

28°C (83 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

La Chorrera - Panama from a Different Perspective

Published: April 10, 2013
Length: 14:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Milton Solano

I just hooked up my GoPro Hero Camera to the left footpeg on my Kawasaki Ninja 250R. I used a pair of plastic bands (in spanish: zunchos) to attach the camera to the footpeg. Some images...

La Chorrera Panama Real Estate for Sale - La Casa Fredrick - Bienes Raices Casa Se Vende

Published: October 10, 2012
Length: 50:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Blake Spurlin

See the property at In Panama call: 6807-0040 or in USA: 954-587-9569. Ocean view estate for sale in La Chorrera Panama. With 2600 plus square feet under roof, this...

Travel through La Chorrera on Bike

Published: October 17, 2012
Length: 19:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Milton Solano

This is how you travel through La Chorrera on bike at 8:30 in the morning. Trying to do this on car it would take no less than 30 minutes, but in a bike it takes 7 minutes only!

diablos de La Chorrera (parte 4)

Published: June 20, 2010
Length: 50:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: chancleta pues

Danza del Gran Diablo de la ciudad de La Chorrera, República de Panamá. Los diablos danzan y tratan de llevarse el alma de un cristiano al infierno, mientras que el ángel acude a su rescate....

EN UN MERCADO PERSA - Esc. Sec. Pedro Pablo Sánchez, La Chorrera/Panamá

Published: June 22, 2008
Length: 06:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: José Chirú

Tercera pieza musical de la Banda de Música "VIRGILIO ESCALA" de la Escuela Secundaria PEDRO PABLO SÁNCHEZ (PPS) del Distrito de La Chorrera, Provincia de Panamá , República de ...

TROMPETA FLAMENCA - Esc. Sec. Pedro Pablo Sánchez, La Chorrera/Panamá

Published: June 19, 2008
Length: 37:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: José Chirú

Participación de la Banda de Música "VIRGILIO ESCALA" de la Escuela Secundaria PEDRO PABLO SÁNCHEZ (PPS)del Distrito de La Chorrera, Provincia de Panamá, República de Panamá; en la Feria...


Published: March 07, 2009
Length: 25:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: José Chirú

Pràctica de la Banda de Mùsica "VIRGILIO ESCALA", realizada en el Salòn de Mùsica del mismo nombre, interpretando la pieza musical "LA FUERZA DEL DESTINO". Casi un 50% de los integrantes...


Published: February 28, 2009
Length: 05:08 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: José Chirú

Los integrantes de la Murga La Inmensidad se preparan para interpretar sus tonadas en celebraciòn de los Carnavalitos 2009 en el Distrito de La Chorrera. Este es un desfile en donde participan...

Un rato en las noches de La Chorrera

Published: June 16, 2012
Length: 14:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Melo Chimbito

vainas grabadas en un momentito.

Longboard Chorrera @ Formas de vida Capítulo 4 parte 1 de 2.wmv

Published: July 14, 2010
Length: 23:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: formasdevida Cuarto capítulo de Formas de vida, en este capítulo nos dirijimos hacia la ciudad de la Chorrera, ubicada al oeste de la capital...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


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Located at 8.86667, -79.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Panamá Province

Estadio Agustín Sánchez

Estadio Agustín Muquita Sánchez is a football stadium in Panamá Province, Panama which hosts Liga Panameña de Fútbol team San Francisco, LNA side Independiente and other teams and local competitions from the La Chorrera district. Formerly the stadium had slightly smaller dimensions and natural turf, but it was still used for ANAPROF games.

Located at 8.8875, -79.7756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Panama

La Chorrera, Panama

La Chorrera is a city and municipality in central Panama, located about 30 km south-west of Panama City. It is one of the larger cities in the country. La Chorrera is renowned for its international fair and famous as being the home of Bollo and Chicheme. Approximately 2% of the country's lumber comes from this district. La Chorrera is fond of the phrase "La Bella, Enamoradora y Querendona, La Gran Chorrera", reportedly as a tribute to its beautiful women, kind people, and happy night life.

Located at 8.8792, -79.7822 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Panamá Province


Isla Taborcillo (a.k.a. John Wayne Island) is a small private island off the coast of Panama which was once owned by American film actor John Wayne. Currently owned by Austrian businessman Ralph Hübner, the island contains a resort hotel and theme park, and is a vacation destination for European and American tourists.

Located at 8.67222, -79.7442 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Pacific islands of Panama, Private islands

La Chorrera Army Airfield

La Chorrera Army Airfield is a former United States Army Air Forces World War II air base on Panama. It was a sub-base of Albrook Field and later Howard Field which used for dispersal and overflow units as part of the defense of the Panama Canal.

Located at 8.87516, -79.7875 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Panama

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
La Mitra