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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Inhabited by Cuna, Guaymí & Chocó peoples when Spaniards arrived in 16th century; native population was decimated, Africans were brought here as slaves; Scottish company attempted colony 1698; part of viceroyalties of Peru and New Granada 18th-19th centuries; official language is Spanish, though English is a common second language.

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