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Panama Elevation Map

Panama's topography is characterized by a diverse range of terrain that varies from rugged mountains to low-lying coastal plains, making it one of the most ecologically diverse countries in the world.


The country is home to thousands of species of plants and animals, many of which are unique to the region due to its varied elevation and climate.


The majority of Panama's land is covered in lush rainforest, and the country's rugged mountain ranges provide a natural barrier between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.

The elevation map of Panama shows an intricate network of ridges, valleys, and peaks, with the highest points reaching over 3,000 meters above sea level.

Highest point

The highest point in Panama is the Volcan Baru, reaching an elevation of 3,475 meters above sea level and located near the western border of the country.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Panama is the Pacific Ocean where the country's coastline reaches sea level.

Similar landscape

Panama's topography bears similarities to other Central and South American countries such as Costa Rica, Colombia, and Ecuador due to the prevalence of mountain ranges and rainforests.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Panama and their elevation above sea level.