|Centuries:||5th century – 6th century – 7th century|
|Decades:||540s 550s 560s – 570s – 580s 590s 600s|
|Years:||568 569 570 – 571 – 572 573 574|
|571 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1324|
|Chinese calendar||庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
3267 or 3207
— to —
辛卯年 (Metal Rabbit)
3268 or 3208
|- Vikram Samvat||627–628|
|- Shaka Samvat||492–493|
|- Kali Yuga||3671–3672|
|Iranian calendar||51 BP – 50 BP|
|Islamic calendar||53 BH – 52 BH|
|Minguo calendar||1341 before ROC
|Seleucid era||882/883 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1113–1114|
Year 571 (DLXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 571 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.
- The Visigoths under king Liuvigild invade the Byzantine province Spania (modern Andalusia) and seize the city of Córdoba. He becomes after the death of his brother Liuva I sole ruler of the Visigothic Kingdom (approximate date).
- Benevento becomes the capital of an independent duchy under the Lombard chieftain Zotto (approximate date).
- Battle of Bedcanford: The Anglo-Saxons under king Cuthwulf fight against the Britons and conquer the settlements: Aylesbury, Benson, Eynsham and Limbury (this according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle).
- Wuffa becomes the first king of East Anglia, recorded in the Anglo-Saxon royal genealogies (approximate date).
- Li Jing, general and chancellor of the Tang Dynasty (d. 649)
- Wang Gui, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty (d. 639)
- Yang Jun, prince of the Sui Dynasty (d. 600)
- Muhammed, prophet of İslam (d. 632)
- Gao Yan, prince of Northern Qi, as a result of dynastic intrigue (b. 558)
- He Shikai, high official of Northern Qi (b. 524)
- Kimmei, emperor of Japan (b. 509)
- Liuva I, king of the Visigoths (or 572)