Colón is a historical port city on the Caribbean coast of Panama. It is the capital of the province of Colon and the Caribbean entrance to the Canal. Its natural resources, such as coral reefs and forest reserves are being developed and promoted as tourist attractions. It is home to the Colon Free Trade Zone, a key component in the import and export of a variety of products from all over the world. It is under one hour away from the capital city through the Panama-Colon highway.
The Panama Canal's Caribbean locks, the world's second largest duty free zone.