Apr 14, 2016

Oldest City in the World

There are a number of cities claiming to be the oldest city in the world. Jericho may be the world's oldest city. 

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of many successive settlements in Jericho dating back 11,000 years. The city is found near the Jordan River and is home to around 20,000 people.

Photo of Ancient Jericho From the Air

The world's 20 oldest cities - Travel - The Telegraph


The Daily Telegraph
Mar 29, 2016 - The world's oldest continually-inhabited city, according to our sources, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of 20 successive settlements in Jericho, dating back 11,000 years. The city is found near the Jordan River in the West Bank and is today home to around 20,000 people.

List of oldest continuously inhabited cities - Wikipedia, the ...


Differences in opinion can result from different definitions of "city" as well as "continuously inhabited" and historical evidence is often disputed. Several cities listed here (Balkh, Byblos, AleppoDamascus, and Jericho) each popularly claim to be "the oldest city in the world".
Faiyum - ‎Argos - ‎Byblos - ‎Luoyang

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Aug 4, 2015 - The oldest cities in the world boast beautiful architecture and amazing stories, yet remarkably few ancient cities stand today. ... Here's our list of the 12 oldestcontinuously inhabited cities in the world. ... Damascus is widely believed to be theoldest continuously inhabited city in ...

11,000 Years and Still Ticking: the Oldest Cities in the World


There may be some debate over what's the oldest, but here's a look at the 10 oldestcontinuously inhabited cities, including Beirut, Damascus, and Jericho.

What is the oldest city in the world? | Cities | The Guardian

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Feb 16, 2015 - Beyond the easy task of immediately discounting every city in North America and Australasia, identifying the world's oldest continuously ...

What is the oldest city in the world? - Quora

The implication of this is that it is difficult to identify what the oldest city was because ... making Byblos probably the oldest permanently inhabited city in the world:.

10 Of the Oldest Cities in the World | Toptenz.net


Jul 13, 2015 - Damascus is recognized as one of the oldest continuously inhabitedcities in the world. Situated between Africa and Asia, the city has an ...

10 Oldest Continuously Inhabited Cities - WondersList


This is a list of present-day cities by the time period over which they have been continuously inhabited. The oldest cities in the world boast beautiful architecture ...

The Ancient City - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Apr 5, 2014 - The city of Uruk, today considered the oldest in the world, was first settled in c. 4500 BCE and walled cities, for defence, were common by 2900 ...

The 10 Oldest Cities In The World - The Culture Trip


Dec 10, 2015 - With thousands of years of history, read our guide to discover some of the oldest cities in the world, including those in Egypt, Bulgaria, and ...