Chiriquí is a province of Panama. it is located on the western coast of Panama, and it is also the second most developed province in the country, after the Panama province. Its capital is the city of David. It has a total area of 6,490.9 km², with a population of 416,873 as of the year 2010. The local government of Chiriquí is modeled after that of the United States The province of Chiriquí is located in the western region of Panama. It is bordered to the north by the provinces Bocas del Toro and Ngobe Bugle to the west by Costa Rica, to the east by the province of Veraguas and to the south by the Pacific Ocean specifically the Gulf of Chiriqui.