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The Most Ancient European Towns Network is a working group of the oldest cities in Europe. It was founded in 1994, with the idea coming from the town of Argos
Argos
in Greece, presented to the European Union. The group exists to discuss issues such as archaeological research, tourism and incorporating monuments into urban planning. Members[edit] The members include the following cities. The chairmanship of the group rotates between the members.[1][2]

Argos
Argos
(Greece)[1] Béziers
Béziers
(France)[1] Cádiz
Cádiz
(Spain)[1] Colchester
Colchester
(United Kingdom)[1] Cork (Ireland)[1] Évora
Évora
(Portugal)[1] Maastricht
Maastricht
(Netherlands)[1] Roskilde
Roskilde
(Denmark)[1] Tongeren
Tongeren
(Belgium)[1] Worms (Germany)[1][2]

The first meeting was held on 22–26 June 1994. References[edit]

^ a b c d e f g h i j k MAETN (1999). "diktyo". classic-web.archive.org. Archived from the original on October 22, 2005. Retrieved 19 May 2011. CS1 maint: Unfit url (link) ^ a b Worms city council (2011). "worms.de > Kultur > älteste deutsche Stadt". worms.de. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 

External links[edit]

Worms website (in German) Council of Europe Archive of the MAETN's website

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Most Ancient European Towns Network

Argos
Argos
(Greece) Béziers
Béziers
(France) Cádiz
Cádiz
(Spain) Colchester
Colchester
(UK) Cork (Ireland) Évora
Évora
(Portugal) Maastricht
Maastricht
(Netherlands) Roskilde
Roskilde
(Denmark) Tongeren
Tongeren
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