SHIJIAZHUANG: Chinese archaeologists have discovered the ruins of a 2,200-year-old town in Xingtai city in north China's Hebei province.

The ruins are shaped like an oblong and covers 40,000 square metres.

Research on historical relics such as earthen pieces and eaves tiles unearthed from the site proved that the town was built during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty , archaeologists said. Xinhua