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Jbeil (Byblos), Lebanon.The oldest city in the world

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Nahr Ibrahim

Nahr Ibrahim, Mount Lebanon Governorate, Byblos District (Qada Jbeil)

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Byblos (Jbeil) excavations - considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

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Top 10 Oldest Cities In The World

Byblos, Lebanon Though there is evidence of settlement as far back as 7,000 years ago, Byblos has been a continuous city for about 5,000 years. According to the ancient writer Philo of Byblos, the city had a reputation in antiquity of being the oldest city in the world. Interestingly, the English word for “Bible” is derived from “Byblos,” because it was through Byblos that papyrus was imported to Greece.

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