Panama, officially the Republic of Panama (Spanish: República de Panamá) is the southernmost country of both Central America and, in turn, North America. Situated on the isthmus connecting north and south America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the northwest, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
China stands in Asia and lies on the west coast of the ocean, covers 9,600,000 square kilometers is the third-largest country in the world, next only to Russia and Canada. The population of China is about 1.3 billion and has 56 minorities. It consists of 34 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly under the Central Government.