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)
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)
Banner o Cartagena
Banner
Offeecial seal o Cartagena
Seal
Eik-name(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
Colombia - Bolívar - Cartagena de Indias.svg
Cartagena is locatit in Colombia
Cartagena
Cartagena
Coordinates: 10°25′25″N 75°31′31″W / 10.42361°N 75.52528°W / 10.42361; -75.52528
Kintra Colombie
DepairtmentBolívar
RegionCaribbean
Foondation1 Juin 1533 bi Pedro de Heredia
Govrenment
 • MayorCampo Elías Terán Dix
Area
 • Ceety572 km2 (221 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Ceety895,400 (approx.) (Census DANE 2,005)
 • RankRankit 5t
 • Metro
1,239,430
Demonym(s)Cartagenero (s) (in Spaingie)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
Aurie code(s)(57)-(5)
HDI (2008)Increase 0.798 – High.
Ceety treeArecaceae
Ceety birdAmerican Crow Locally called Mariamulata
Saunt Patron(s)Saunt Catherine an Saunt Sebastian.
Wabsteid(in Spaingie) Govrenment o Cartagena official website
Tourism Office Offeecial Steid

Cartagena de Indias (Cartagena o the Indies or Cartagena o the Wast Indies, in Inglis) (Spaingie 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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