Gutian, Shanghang County

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Gutian

古田镇
Gutian is located in Fujian
Gutian
Gutian
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 25°13′16″N 116°49′28″E / 25.22111°N 116.82444°E / 25.22111; 116.82444Coordinates: 25°13′16″N 116°49′28″E / 25.22111°N 116.82444°E / 25.22111; 116.82444
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceFujian
Prefecture-level cityLongyan
CountyShanghang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
363200
Area code(s)0596

About this soundGutian  (Chinese: 古田; pinyin: Gǔtián; literally: "old field") is one of the ten towns (镇) in Shanghang County, in southwestern Fujian province. It is famous as the site of the 1929 Gutian Congress where Mao Zedong affirmed his leadership of the Zhu-Mao 4th Army (朱毛四军) and stamped out democratic tendencies among the troops. The town and site may be reached by following National Route 319 west from Xinluo (新罗区), the Longyan municipal centre.