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Cartagena

facts in brief


Part of Joseph Roux's map, 1764
Part of Joseph Roux's map, 1764





Facts in brief:

Home of nation's main Mediterranean naval base; conquered by Publius Cornelius Scipio 209 BC; sacked by Goths 425; used as naval base for Loyalists during Spanish Civil War 1936-1939; exports include olive oil, dried fruits & minerals.

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