02 Jul '11, 4pm

12 oldest continuously inhabited cities (via @MotherNatureNet ) #travel #ancienthistory

12 oldest continuously inhabited cities (via @MotherNatureNet ) #travel #ancienthistory

Damascus is widely believed to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world , with evidence of habitation dating back at least 11,000 years. Its location and persistence have made the city a nexus for civilizations come and gone. Today its metropolitan area is home to about 2.5 million people, and in 2008 it was named the

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