Over 2000 year old cities

Challenge #70 in the Diversity series. Hosted by FNG303.
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Theme : pictures of any city/town/village that is still active with people living there. The picture must be within the city limit and not of a ruin some distance away. Provide enough information to avoid unfair disqualification by a lazy and ignorant host who does not want to verify your entry .
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Marseille, near sunset
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Marseille, which can be called the oldest city in France, was founded in 600 BC by Greeks from Phocaea as a trading port under the name Μασσαλία (Massalia.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 25th April, 2012 21:52 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 18th October, 2011
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 100
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