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Cartagena, Colombia
Cartagena, Colombia | © David H Robledo Moreno

Cartagena: tourist information

The capital of the region with a population of 168,000, Cartegena was founded, as its name suggests, by the Carthargenians in 227 BC and it became Hannibal’s capital city on the Iberian Peninsula. Today it is a modern, industrial city although relics of the its past are still highly visible. The narrow streets of the old town were built around the ruined 13th century cathedral. There are several sites of historical interest including the remains of the Roman road, an old Roman theatre and the Literna (an ancient lighthouse of Moorish origins). Cartagena’s ancient seaport and naval dockyard is where the first submarine was built in 1900 and where submarines are still built today. The port consists of a deep bay with a natural harbour, hence the town’s historical importance.

Cartagena has a large shopping centre, plenty of supermarkets and other amenities you would expect to find in a large town including a hospital, schools and sports facilities.

The town is the major service centre for the Costa Calida urbanizations that continue to develop around it.

Cartegena is 30 minutes drive from Murcia via the N301

San Javier airport is 15km from Cartagena.

The excellent golf courses at La Manga, which has 3 18-hole courses of international standard, are 20km away.

Location

  • Country: Spain
  • Capital: Madrid
  • Government: Spain
  • State/Region: Murcia
  • Time Zone: +1 GMT
  • Language: Spanish
  • Latitude: 37.6000000
  • Longitude: -0.9833333
  • Est. Population: 216655
  • Currency: Euro
  • Fire: Emergency Phone: 080
  • Police: Emergency Phone: 091
  • Hospital: Hospital Ntra. Sra. del Rosell- Address: Pº. Alfonso XIII, 61, Cartagena; Phone: 968 325 007
  • Ambulance & Rescue: Emergency Phone: 061
  • General: Emergency Phone: 112
  • Cartagena, Colombia
    Cartagena, Colombia | © Jhon gonzalez

    Cartagena Cruise Port Schedule

    Cartagena, Colombia
    Cartagena, Colombia | © Philippe Dupuis

    Cartagena in the News

    Port rating and occupancy

    Port of Cartagena ranks 202th in the world in terms of the number of tourists visiting it.

    Number of cruise ship calls in the coming year: 0.

    The total number of tourists (passengers) of cruise ships in the port of Cartagena in the next 12 months is 0.

    According to the popularity rating among more than 1,000 cruise ports in the world, Cartagena ranks 465.

    Weather in Cartagena

    Feb 23
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 88°F (31°C)
    Rain (light rain), small wind
    Feb 24
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), small wind
    Feb 25
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), small wind
    Feb 26
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    Clear (clear sky), small wind
    Feb 27
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    Clouds (scattered clouds), strong wind
    Feb 28
    Min/Max temp: 81°F (27°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    Clear (clear sky), strong wind
    Feb 29
    Min/Max temp: 81°F (27°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), small wind
    Mar 1
    Min/Max temp: 81°F (27°C) / 82°F (28°C)
    Clear (clear sky), small wind

    Current water temperature in Cartagena now is 82°F (27.6°C)

    Water temperature data provided by seatemperature.net.

    Annual Weather

    Jan
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 84°F (29°C)
    Feb
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 82°F (28°C)
    Mar
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 84°F (29°C)
    Apr
    Min/Max temp: 82°F (28°C) / 86°F (30°C)
    May
    Min/Max temp: 82°F (28°C) / 86°F (30°C)
    Jun
    Min/Max temp: 82°F (28°C) / 88°F (31°C)
    Jul
    Min/Max temp: 82°F (28°C) / 88°F (31°C)
    Aug
    Min/Max temp: 82°F (28°C) / 86°F (30°C)
    Sep
    Min/Max temp: 81°F (27°C) / 82°F (28°C)
    Oct
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 86°F (30°C)
    Nov
    Min/Max temp: 82°F (28°C) / 84°F (29°C)
    Dec
    Min/Max temp: 81°F (27°C) / 84°F (29°C)
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