Tectonic plate movement created the Gulf of Panama, 3 million years ago.
Contains three minor bays- Panama Bay, Parita Bay and San Miguel.
Isla Del Ray is the largest island in the Panama Gulf
Hot and humid weather with plenty of rainfall.
The Gulf of Panama Mangroves form a diverse ecosystem.
Populated by 20 kinds of birds like Brown pelicans, and several mammalian species.
Gulf of Panama supports a diverse economy. Agriculture and fishing employ a large rural population but contribute meagrely to the GDP.
The Panama Canal is one of the many fascinating places to see in the country.
Panama Gulf has many important seaports.