||Although archaeological discoveries suggest that
settlements in and around Rome date back to 1000 BC, historians
have agreed that Rome was founded on one of the 7 hills in 753 BC.
For centuries, the term "Seven Hills"
was used to describe the Capitoline, Quirinal,
Viminal, Esquiline, Caelian, Aventine, and
Palatine hills surrounding the ancient community.
In modern days, however, most of the hills are not distinguishable from the adjacent plain. Other hills of Rome include the Pincian (Pincio) and the Janiculum.
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