The year 540 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 214 Ab urbe condita. The denomination 540 BC for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

Millennium: 1st millennium BC
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540 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar540 BC
DXXXIX BC
Ab urbe condita214
Ancient Egypt eraXXVI dynasty, 125
- PharaohAmasis II, 31
Ancient Greek era60th Olympiad (victor
Assyrian calendar4211
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−1132
Berber calendar411
Buddhist calendar5
Burmese calendar−1177
Byzantine calendar4969–4970
Chinese calendar庚申(Metal Monkey)
2157 or 2097
    — to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
2158 or 2098
Coptic calendar−823 – −822
Discordian calendar627
Ethiopian calendar−547 – −546
Hebrew calendar3221–3222
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat−483 – −482
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga2561–2562
Holocene calendar9461
Iranian calendar1161 BP – 1160 BP
Islamic calendar1197 BH – 1196 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar1794
Minguo calendar2451 before ROC
民前2451年
Nanakshahi calendar−2007
Thai solar calendar3–4
Tibetan calendar阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
−413 or −794 or −1566
    — to —
阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
−412 or −793 or −1565

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