‘Which city in Europe is the oldest?’

Which city is the oldest in Europe? The title of the oldest city in Europe is held by Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The city is located in the south-central part of Bulgaria and has been inhabited for over 8000 years. The first residents of Plovdiv settled here around 6000 BC.

Next in line as the oldest city in Europe is Argos, Greece. The first inhabitants of Argos appeared around 5000 BC, which means that the city has a history of about 7000 years.

By way of comparison, Athens, Greece, which is only the sixth oldest city in Europe, is about 3000 years younger and has a history of “only” 5000 years.


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