Jericho, Palestinian Territories When did the earliest inhabitants settle? BC The world's oldest continually-inhabited city, according to our sources, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of 20 successive settlements in Jericho, dating back years.
Aleppo, Syria When did the earliest inhabitants settle? BC Syria's most populated city with around million citizens Aleppo was founded as Halab in around BC. As the ancient site is occupied by the modern city it is barely touched by archaeologists