The 10 oldest still-inhabited cities

Published on July 11th, 2009 | by Admin


WebUrbanist has compiled a list of the ten oldest still-inhabited cities, some with traces of habitation dating back over 10,000 years!

Urban society may seem a modern phenomenon but cities have been around for a lot longer than one might think. Indeed, once nomadic tribes began to settle in one location, they saw that it was good, became fruitful, and multiplied. Decades, centuries and millennia passed while war, climate change and human migration all took their toll. Relatively few ancient cities have managed to survive the test of time. Here are 10 that have not only survived, but continue to thrive.

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2 Responses to The 10 oldest still-inhabited cities

  1. Mike says:

    where’s the rest? i couldn’t see the list!

  2. Hi Mike, click on the picture or the description.

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