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Was Colon the former Panama Capital?



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No, actually according to the history the 1st founded City in Panama was Santa Maria de Belen in Veraguas, been Panama's 1st Capital founded by the Spanish during 1501. Later on, the city Panama City founded by Pedro Arias in 1519, later on destroyed in 1673 by Pirates this city was the replacement of the cities Santa Maria de Belen and Acla, which now is known as Panama La Vieja (Old Panama) and in that same area was founded the current Capital which is Panama City, Panama. Did that answered your question??