5 Oldest Cities in the World That Are Still Around

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If you talk about the oldest city in the United States, that would be St. Augustine, Florida, with four and a half centuries of history. But in some parts of the world, St. Augustine would be considered the new part of town. The Middle East in particular has cities that are thousands of years old, with names you may recognize from the Bible. The oldest cities on Earth blend modern living with the traditions and lifestyles of their era.
5 Oldest Cities in the World That Are Still Around
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If you talk about the oldest city in the United States, that would be St. Augustine, Florida, with four and a half centuries of history. But in some parts of the world, St. Augustine would be considered the new part of town. The Middle East in particular has cities that are thousands of years old, with names you may recognize from the Bible. The oldest cities on Earth blend modern living with the traditions and lifestyles of their era.
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