Top 15 Oldest Cities In The World and Their Countries 2022

Oldest city in the world

What’s the world’s oldest cities today that still exist?.

Here is the ranking of the top most old cities in the world that are actually still factional today and are still cities.

Ranked by how old they are, in respect to B.C. which is an abbreviation for Before Christ, used to show that a year or century comes before the year in which Jesus Christ is thought to have been born.

With that being said, here are the oldest cities in the world that still exist as cities today.

Exiting since 10,000 B.C, the Damascus city in Syria is currently the world’s oldest city followed by Jericho in West Bank.

Faiyum city in Egypt is the oldest city in Africa making Egypt one of the oldest countries in the world at large.

Below are the ancient cities and their respective countries.

Worldโ€™s Oldest Cities That Still Exist:

  1. Damascus, Syria ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ  (10,000 B.C.)
  2. Jericho, West Bank  (9,000 B.C.)
  3. Plovdiv, Bulgaria ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ  (7,000 B.C.)
  4. Susa, Iran ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท  (7,000 B.C.)
  5. Faiyum, Egypt ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ  (5,200 B.C.)
  6. Aleppo, Syria ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ (5,000 B.C.)
  7. Byblos, Lebanon ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง  (5,000 B.C.)
  8. Athens, Greece ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท (5,000 B.C.)
  9. Argos, Greece ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท (5,000 B.C.)
  10. Beirut, Lebanon ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง (5,000 B.C.)
  11. Sidon, Lebanon ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง (4,000 B.C.)
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