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Changuinola is a city in the Bocas del Toro Province of Panama and seat city of the Changuinola District. The city attracts tourists as a popular gateway to Bocas Town and nearby cities Almirante and Chiriqui Grande. Changuinola is surrounded by Changuinola River and extensive banana plantations.DemographicsThe corregimiento of Changuinola has a land area of 96.7sqkm and had a population of 31,223 as of 2010, giving it a population density of 323PD/sqkm. Its population as of 1990 was 33,721; its population as of 2000 was 39,896.ClimateChanguinola is a coastal location with a tropical climate, more specifically a tropical rainforest climate. The area does not have a predictable dry season. The driest times are late August to mid-October, February, and March. Changuinola is humid. Thundershowers and heavy rain are common. Normal temperatures are consistent all year (Hi: 80°-84 °F, low: 71°-75 °F). Due to its low latitude, sunrise is around 6 AM, and sunset is around 6 PM local time. These times vary slightly during the year. Weather data is collected at Captain Manuel Nino International Airport.TransportationChanguinola is accessible by air, land, or sea. Visitors can fly into Captain Manuel Nino International Airport from Panama City by Air Panama. It has daily flights but can be delayed due to frequent thunderstorms and heavy rains. Direct flights from the United States, Canada, and Mexico are not available.Changuinola is in Bocas del Toro Province. Use our Panama trip maker website to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Changuinola.
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