The 10 Oldest Cities In The World (3 Are In Lebanon)

Grosev Culture Tours | Travel Notes

Lebanon always seems to break World records. This one isn’t new, though. Out of the 10 oldest cities in the world, 3 Lebanese cities made the list; Beirut, Byblos (Jbeil) and Sidon (Saida).

10) Beirut, Lebanon

5000+ years old

9) Gaziantep, Turkey

5650+ years old

8) Plovdiv, Bulgaria

6000+ years old

7) Sidon, Lebanon

6000+ years old

6) Faiyum, Egypt

6000+ years old

5) Susa, Iran

6200+ years old

4) Damascus, Syria

6300+ years old

3) Aleppo, Syria

6300+ years old

2) Byblos (Jbeil), Lebanon*

7000+ years old

1) Jericho, Palestine*

11000+ years old

*It’s important to know that Byblos (Jbeil) in Lebanon is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

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