Cartagena, Colombie

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Cartagena
Ceety
Cartagena de Indias
Cartagena o the Indies
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Top:View o Santa Cruz Manga Island, Castillo Grande, Boca Grande aurie frae Cerrodela Popa, Middle left:Reloj Tower (Torre del Reloj), Center:View o Cartagena Wall an Boca Grande business area, Middle richt:San Diego Square, Bottom:San Felipe Barajas Castle (Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas)

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Nickname(s): The Heroic Ceety
The Door o the Americas
Capital of the Caribbean
The Mither Ceety
The Walled Ceety
The Key o the Wast Indies
The Fort o the Kinrick
Best Fortifee'd Ceety o the Americas
Cartagena, Colombie is located in Colombia
Cartagena
Cartagena
Coordinates: 10°24′N 75°30′W / 10.400°N 75.500°W / 10.400; -75.500
Kintra Banner o Colombie Colombie
Depairtment Bolívar
Region Caribbean
Foondation 1 Juin 1533 bi Pedro de Heredia
Government
 • Mayor Campo Elías Terán Dix
Area
 • Ceety 572 km2 (221 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Ceety 895,400 (approx.) (Census DANE 2,005)
 • Rank Rankit 5t
 • Metro 1,239,430
Demonym Cartagenero (s) (Spainyie)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) (57)-(5)
HDI (2008) Increase 0.798 – High.
Ceety tree Arecaceae
Ceety bird American Crow Locally called Mariamulata
Saunt Patron(s) Saunt Catherine an Saunt Sebastian.
Website (Spainyie) Govrenment o Cartagena official website
Tourism Office Offeecial Steid

Cartagena de Indias (Cartagena o the Indies or Cartagena o the Wast Indies, in Inglis) (Spainyie pronunciation: [kartaˈxena ðe ˈindjas], commonly kent as Cartageña, is a ceety on the northren coast o Colombie an caipital o the Depairtment o Bolívar. The ceety haes a population o 892,545 (2005 census). It is the fift lairgest urban aurie in Colombie, an a centre o economic activity in the Caribbean region, as well a popular tourist destination.

In 1984, Cartagena's colonial wawed ceety an fortress wur designatit a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid.

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