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Independence of Cartagena Day
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Nov 14, Colombia: Independence of Cartagena.
Independence of Cartagena City Day is celebrated on the Monday on or following 11 November.
The holiday commemorates 11 November 1811 when Cartagena became the first Colombian city to declare independence from the Spanish.
While celebrations focus on the city of Cartagena, this is a national holiday as the independence of Cartagena is seen as a key event in the struggle for freedom in Colombia and other parts of Latin America.
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