Hill of the Citadel (Jabal al-Qal'a), Amman, Jordan
Citadel Hill is a historic area near the center of downtown Amman, Jordan. Known in Arabic as Jabal al-Qal'a, the L-shaped hill is one of the seven jabals that originally made up Amman. It has been inhabited since the Neolithic period, making it among the world's oldest continuously inhabited places. A church atop the hill was built in the A.D. 300s by the Byzantines.
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