Gutian County, Fujian Province, China

Scenic Areas | Subdivision | Agriculture | Communications and public works | Miscellaneous

🇨🇳 Gutian (古田县) is a county lying in the north-eastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Ningde City and is located in the south-west part of the municipality. It is also known as "the town of the former worthy", as Zhu Xi, a famous Chinese scholar once lived there. It is also known as Kutien or Kucheng.

The county was set up in the Tang Dynasty by Liujiang in 741 AD. Since Zhuxi, one of the famous scholars in China, lived there, it is also called "the town of the former worthy".

The Min River (Fujian) runs through Gutian, covering a distance of 35 km (22 mi).

Scenic Areas There are a number of scenic areas in Gutian. • The thousand-year-old Auspicious Tower (吉祥塔). • The Xishan Academy of Classical Learning (溪山书院), where Zhuxi once taught. • The Linshui Palace (临水宫). • The Temple of Paradise (极乐寺). • The Green Screen Lake (翠屏湖).

Subdivision Gutian has jurisdiction over 8 towns and 7 villages. It has a total population of 430,000. • Shanyang Town (杉洋镇) • Hetang town (鹤塘镇) • Daqiao Town (大桥镇) • Pinghu Town (平湖镇) • Xincheng Town (新城镇) • Huangtian Town (黄田镇) • Fengdu Town (凤都镇) • Shuikou Town (水口镇) • Dajia Village (大甲乡) • Zhuoyang Village (卓洋乡) • Jixiang Village (吉巷乡) • Songji Village (松吉乡) • Hubin Village (湖滨乡) • Panyang Village (泮洋乡) • Fengpu Village (凤都乡).

Agriculture Gutian county is known as "The Land of Fungi" (食用菌之乡). Fungal exports include snow fungus (Tremella fuciformis) (白木耳) and shiitake (Lentinula edodes) (香菇). Other exports include perch (鲈鱼), carp (鲤鱼), honey peaches (水蜜桃), reddish slab stones (桃花红石板材) and Younai plums (油柰).

Communications and public works Gutian's transportation systems include railways, highways and seaways. Waifu (外福) Railway is 33.2 km (20.6 mi) long. Abundant water resources have led to the building of the first national underground hydropower station, Gutian Xishui Hydroelectric Power Station, which has the largest volume in East China.

Miscellaneous Gutian is the original home of many countrymen residing abroad. The number of overseas Chinese from this area amounts to more than 200,000, many now resident in 🇲🇾 Sitiawan, Perak in Malaysia. It is also a "national model county", which is famous for its culture, physical education and broadcasting TV programs.

Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, China 
Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, China
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Gutian County has a population of over 429,463 people. Gutian County also forms part of the wider Ningde Prefecture which has a population of over 2,821,996 people. For the location of Gutian County see: Gutian.

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South of: 26.617

🇳🇵 Inaruwa 26.6

🇮🇳 Pupri 26.6

🇮🇳 Sitamarhi 26.6

🇯🇵 Nago 26.592

🇮🇳 Jainagar 26.591

🇨🇳 Guiyang 26.583

🇨🇳 Panzhihua 26.582

🇨🇳 Kaili 26.566

🇮🇳 Bhind 26.559

🇸🇦 Al Qatif 26.556

East of: 118.85

🇨🇳 Quzhou 118.859

🇨🇳 Minqing 118.867

🇨🇳 Chifeng 118.888

🇮🇩 Mamuju 118.9

🇨🇳 Pingnan 118.986

🇨🇳 Chengxiang 118.994

🇨🇳 Qixia 119.003

🇨🇳 Putian 119.008

🇨🇳 Weifang 119.107

🇨🇳 Huaian 119.113

West of: 118.85

🇨🇳 Xuanwu 118.848

🇨🇳 Donghai County 118.766

🇨🇳 Nanjing 118.765

🇨🇳 Donghai 118.763

🇨🇳 Xuanzhou 118.757

🇵🇭 Puerto Princesa 118.736

🇮🇩 Bima 118.717

🇨🇳 Shishi 118.7

🇨🇳 Quanzhou 118.584

🇨🇳 Jinjiang 118.576

Antipodal to Gutian County is: -61.15,-26.617

Locations Near: Gutian County 118.85,26.6167

🇨🇳 Pingnan 118.986,26.908 d: 35.1  

🇨🇳 Minqing 118.867,26.217 d: 44.5  

🇨🇳 Minhou 119.132,26.15 d: 59  

🇨🇳 Nanping 118.177,26.642 d: 67  

🇨🇳 Ningde 119.524,26.656 d: 67.1  

🇨🇳 Gulou 119.3,26.083 d: 74.4  

🇨🇳 Fuzhou 119.306,26.061 d: 76.7  

🇨🇳 Fuqing 119.383,25.717 d: 113.3  

🇨🇳 Putian 119.008,25.431 d: 132.8  

🇨🇳 Chengxiang 118.994,25.419 d: 133.9  

Antipodal to: Gutian County -61.15,-26.617

🇦🇷 Resistencia -58.983,-27.45 d: 19781.3  

🇦🇷 Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña -58.983,-27.45 d: 19781.3  

🇦🇷 Corrientes -58.817,-27.483 d: 19764.7  

🇵🇾 Pilar -58.303,-26.858 d: 19731.1  

🇦🇷 Reconquista -59.933,-29.233 d: 19700.5  

🇦🇷 Goya -59.25,-29.133 d: 19678.7  

🇦🇷 Santiago del Estero -64.267,-27.783 d: 19680.7  

🇵🇾 Fernando de la Mora -57.58,-25.323 d: 19630.3  

🇦🇷 Termas de Río Hondo -64.867,-27.483 d: 19634.6  

🇵🇾 Asunción -57.56,-25.304 d: 19627.6  

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