The retrospective history of the Guangxi Autonomous Region

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Finds confirm China's ancient trade route port
Xinhua, 10 October 2002. Chinese archaeologists say they have found more evidence to prove Hepu, at Beihai City in south China's Guangxi A.R. was the oldest departure point on the country's ancient maritime trading route, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – 24 AD).