The oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world
Many are in the Middle East
There are many ancient cities, but not all of them have been continuously inhabited ever since the first settlements. Several cities, however, have been populated for millennia, and it seems like they're not going anywhere anytime soon. Most of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, but some are sadly at risk of disappearing.
In this gallery, we bring you some of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Click on to learn all about them.
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