Year 697 (DCXCVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 697 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
697 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar697
Ab urbe condita1450
Armenian calendar146
Assyrian calendar5447
Balinese saka calendar618–619
Bengali calendar104
Berber calendar1647
Buddhist calendar1241
Burmese calendar59
Byzantine calendar6205–6206
Chinese calendar丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
3394 or 3187
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
3395 or 3188
Coptic calendar413–414
Discordian calendar1863
Ethiopian calendar689–690
Hebrew calendar4457–4458
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat753–754
 - Shaka Samvat618–619
 - Kali Yuga3797–3798
Holocene calendar10697
Iranian calendar75–76
Islamic calendar77–78
Japanese calendarShuchō 12
Javanese calendar589–590
Julian calendar697
Korean calendar3030
Minguo calendar1215 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−771
Seleucid era1008/1009 AG
Thai solar calendar1239–1240
Tibetan calendar阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
823 or 442 or −330
    — to —
(female Fire-Rooster)
824 or 443 or −329
The Grand Canal in Venice (Italy)

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  • Empress Jitō abdicates the throne in favor of the 14-year-old Monmu (grandson of late emperor Tenmu). During her 11-year reign she has established the foundations of law in Japan.

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