Balboa Heights

      town, on a hill overlooking Balboa city. It is the administrative headquarters for the Panama Canal Company, and the Transisthmian Railway. Murals in the administration building depict the canal's construction. The Canal Zone Library and Museum (founded 1914) in Balboa Heights exhibits relics and miniatures of important ships in Panama's history. Pop. (latest est.) 232.

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