Irbil, Iraq

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/irbil-iraqi-city-us-now-defending-one-oldest-continuously-inhabited-places-world-180952298/?no-ist

Sad to see this city is in the center of all this chaos. Continuously inhabited for 7,000 years. That is incredible for a place to never be empty for that long. For perspective, Rome is 2,767 years old.

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