Cartagena is a port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. By the sea is the walled Old Town, founded in the 16th century, with squares, cobblestone streets and colorful colonial buildings. With a tropical climate, the city is also a popular beach destination. Reachable by boat are Isla de Barú, with white-sand beaches and palm trees, and the Islas del Rosario, known for their coral reefs.
Weather: 87°F (31°C), Wind NW at 14 mph (23 km/h), 58% Humidity
Postal code: 130000
Local time: Friday 1:19 PM
Area code(s): 57 + 5
Population: 971,592 (2016)