Place:Byblos, Mount Lebanon, Lebanon

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NameByblos
Alt namesDjebeilsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 576
Dschebeilsource: ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Gebalsource: Wikipedia
Gublasource: Wikipedia
Jbeilsource: Beirut's Rubble, New York Times (1997)
Jebeilsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 576
Jebeylsource: ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Jubaylsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates34.117°N 35.65°E
Located inMount Lebanon, Lebanon
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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

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