What Is the Oldest City in the World?

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The oldest city in the world is Damascus. The city which is the capital city of Syria has a total population of 4.5 million people. History sets the foundation of the city to be between 10,000 and 8,000BC.
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There is much debate on which city can lay claim to this elusive title. Many believe that Jericho is the oldest because there have been references to it since 11,000 BCE. Although it has not always been in exactly the same location, it has always been populated.
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The city of Lebanon dates back to 5000 B.C. It has had continued population since then. Lebanon is located in Western Asia. The Byblos were the first to settle there.
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The area that now encompasses Damascus, Syria has been continuously inhabited for around 12,000 years.
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Wone, Fold, Land: Wickship; Township; Burgship. J·rixo/Ierikò/-ŕijkhà (see Jericho) P·lèshèqht/Palæstina/Filasqhtijn, Jà
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It depends where you look as several lay claim to being the oldest. For instance,
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