Population 1,250,000 (UA)
Cartagena was founded on June 1, 1533 by Spanish commander Pedro de Heredia, in the former location of the indigenous Caribbean Calamarí village. The town was named after Cartagena, Spain, where most of Heredia's sailors had resided.
Cartagena is a large Caribbean beach resort city on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region. The Downtown area of Cartagena has varied architecture, mainly a colonial style, but republican and Italian style buildings, such as the Cathedral's bell tower, can be seen. In 1984 Cartagena's colonial walled city and fortress were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cartagena is an important center of economic activity in the Caribbean, as well a popular tourist destination.
Pray for the various schools, seminars and workshops to have a lasting impact on the people who attend.
Pray for the mobilizing and planting of multicultural teams in many different nations.
Pray for the transformation of the spheres of society in the city.