Sites & cities that bear the name of Byblos


Today in : Lebanon
First trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Kebny, 𐤂𐤁𐤋, GBL, Gebal, 𒁺𒆷, Gubla, גבל, Geval, ܓܒܠ, Gbl, Goubal, Gibelet, Giblet, Biblíon, Βύβλος, Byblus, Jibayl, Jbeil, جبيل‎, Jubayl, Býblos

Description : Byblos, known locally as Jbeil (Arabic: جبيل‎), is the largest city in the Mount Lebanon Governorate of Lebanon. It is believed to have been first occupied between 8800 and 7000 BC and continuously inhabited since 5000 BC, making it one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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