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R�o Abajo

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R�o Abajo
Corregimiento
Country Panama
Province Panam�
District Panam�
Area[1]
� Land 3.9 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
� Total 26,607
� Density 6,892.5/km2 (17,851/sq mi)
Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
R�o Abajo is a corregimiento within Panama City, in Panam� District, Panam�
Province, Panama with a population of 26,607 as of 2010.[1] Its population as of
1990 was 33,155; its population as of 2000 was 28,714.[1] It is a West Indian
neighborhood; the unique culture of this area of Panama stems mainly from the
English Caribbean people who relocated to the area from Anglophone islands in the
Antilles more than a century ago, namely Jamaica and Barbados. Rio Abajo consists
of over 30 streets, the most notable are 4th, 13th and 17th streets, 2 story wood
houses, churches with old southern architecture. Rio Abajo is also the name of a
river flowing through Rio Abajo neighborhood.

One of Rio Abajo�s most famous sons is El General (born Edgardo A. Franco),
arguably the one musical artist who most helped to spread the popularity of Spanish
Reggae. The latter a product of Panamanian youth of Caribbean descent with the
first known one to be sung by Renato.

References
"Cuadro 11 (Superficie, poblaci�n y densidad de poblaci�n en la Rep�blica...)"
[Table 11 (Area, population, and population density in the Republic...)] (.xls). In
"Resultados Finales B�sicos" [Basic Final Results] (in Spanish). National Institute
of Statistics and Census of Panama. Retrieved May 26, 2015.
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