©

Chiriqui Province trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Chiriqui Province

Chiriquí is a province of Panama, it is located on the western coast of Panama, and it is also the second most developed province in the country, after the Panamá Province. Its capital is the city of David. It has a total area of 6,490.9 km², with a population of 416,873 as of the year 2010. The province of Chiriquí is located in the western region of Panama. It is bordered to the north by the provinces Bocas del Toro and Ngobe-Buglé, to the west by Costa Rica, to the east by the province of Veraguas, and to the south by the Pacific Ocean, specifically the Gulf of Chiriquí.HistoryUntil the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores, Chiriquí was populated by a number of indigenous tribes, known collectively as the Guaymí people.The first European to visit and describe Chiriquí was Gaspar de Espinosa, in 1519. The province was officially established on May 26, 1849, when Panama was still part of Colombia. Chiriquí was Abraham Lincoln's favored destination for Linconia, a project of colonization by free blacks. Chiriquí was the province in which Manuel Noriega rose in the military ranks which included helping bring Omar Torrijos back into the country after a coup d'état.
Chiriqui Province is in Panama. Add Chiriqui Province and other destinations in Panama to your travel itinerary using our Panama holiday planning tool .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Where to stay in Chiriqui Province

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
teens
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
teens
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Chiriqui Province

21 days in Panama BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Panama BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 39 days in Panama BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Panama BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in Panama BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Panama BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Central America & Caribbean BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Volcan, Cerro Punta & Boquete BY A USER FROM PANAMA April, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Boquete BY A USER FROM PANAMA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Boquete BY A USER FROM PANAMA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Boquete BY A USER FROM PANAMA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Boquete BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Plan your trip to Chiriqui Province

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.