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 17 towns in Shanghang County, in southwestern Fujian province.[1] 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, the Longyan municipal centre. As of 2018, it has one residential community and 20 villages under its administration.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2018年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:上杭县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  2. ^ 2018年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:古田镇 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2019-02-24.