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The world's 20 oldest cities

These are the world's oldest continously inhabited places - although not all of them are currently welcoming visitors
Mildred Brakowski
Mildred Brakowski • 1 year ago

Cadiz, Spain Earliest inhabitation: 1,100 BC Found on a narrow spit of land jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, Cadiz has been the home of the Spanish navy since the 18th century. It was founded by the Phoenicians as a small trading post and fell to the Carthaginians around 500BC, becoming a base for Hannibals conquest of Iberia. It then came under Roman and Moorish rule, before experiencing a renaissance during the Age of Exploration.

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