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Neolithic settlement discovered near Sofia

Bulgarian Flag.
Bulgarian Flag. Image by Klearchos Kapoutsis / CC BY 2.0

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered a Neolithic settlement at the village of Mursalevo, around 67km from the capital Sofia. The settlement is believed to date back 8000 years, and so far three parallel streets have been discovered with 60 houses up to eight metres in height. According to archaeologists, the houses were two-storey, with wooden frames and clay, and had furnaces inside them. Read more: sofiaglobe.com