The oldest olive tree in the world

The oldest olive tree in the world

This is the oldest olive tree in the world.

It is located in the area of Chania in Crete island and is approximately 2.500-5.000 years old.

Its perimeter is near 12 meters and it is considered a natural monument.

This olive tree was also connected with the Olympic Games in 2004.

The First Marathon runner was crowned with a wreath made from this exact olive tree.