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Which is the world's oldest known city ?

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Which is the world's oldest known city ?
posted Dec 15, 2014 by Pushpak Chauhan

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Damascus is often claimed to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, and evidence exists of a settlement in the wider Barada basin dating back to 9000 BC. However, within the area of Damascus, there is no evidence for large-scale settlement until the 2nd millennium BC.

answer Dec 15, 2014 by Shivaranjini
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