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Huangpu River

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The, formerly romanized as Whangpoo, is a long river flowing through Shanghai that was first excavated and created by Lord Chunshen, one of the Four Lords of the Warring States during the Warring States period (475 BC - 221 BC). [1]

30 relations: Bank (geography), Battle of Woosung, China, Chinese postal romanization, Dianshan Lake, East China Sea, Four Lords of the Warring States, Geography of China, Jiaxing, List of rivers of China, Lord Chunshen, Lujiazui, Lupu Bridge, Nanpu Bridge, Pudong, Puxi, Qingpu District, River, Shanghai, Shanghai Ferry, Shanghai Metro, Suzhou Creek, The Bund, Tributary, Warring States period, Xupu Bridge, Yangpu Bridge, Yangtze, Zhejiang, Zhujiajiao.

Bank (geography)

In geography, the word bank generally refers to the land alongside a body of water.

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Battle of Woosung

The Battle of Woosung was fought between British and Chinese forces at the entrance of the Woosung River (present-day Huangpu River), Jiangsu province, China, on 16June 1842 during the First Opium War.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinese postal romanization

Postal romanization was a system of transliterating Chinese place names developed by the Imperial Post Office in the early 1900s.

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Dianshan Lake

Dianshan Lake is a freshwater lake west of Zhujiajiao, Qingpu, in the Shanghai municipality of China.

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East China Sea

The East China Sea is a marginal sea east of China.

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Four Lords of the Warring States

The Four Lords of the Warring States were four powerful aristocrats of the late Warring States period of Chinese history who exerted a strong influence on the politics of their respective states in the third century BCE.

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Geography of China

China has great physical diversity.

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Jiaxing

Jiaxing is a prefecture-level city in northern Zhejiang province, China.

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List of rivers of China

This incomplete list of rivers that flow through China is organized according to the body of water into which each river empties, beginning with the Sea of Okhotsk in the northeast, moving clockwise on a map and ending with the Arctic Ocean.

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Lord Chunshen

Lord Chunshen (died 238 BC), born Huang Xie, was a nobleman, general, and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Chu during the late Warring States period of ancient China.

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Lujiazui

Lujiazui (lit. meaning "Lu's mouth"), formerly known as Lokatse from its pronunciation in Shanghainese, is a locality in Shanghai, a peninsula formed by a bend in the Huangpu River.

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Lupu Bridge

The Lupu Bridge, named after Luwan District, is a through arch bridge over the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, connecting the city's Huangpu and Pudong districts.

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Nanpu Bridge

The Nanpu Bridge, in Shanghai, China, sister bridge to the Yangpu Bridge, is one of the main bridges in Shanghai.

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Pudong

Pudong is a district of Shanghai located east of the Huangpu River across from the historic city center of Shanghai in Puxi.

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Puxi

Puxi (Chinese:, p Pǔxī, Shanghainese Phu上-shi平, lit "Huangpu West Bank") is the historic center of Shanghai, China, and remains the home of approximately 48% of Shanghai's residents in an area of 288 km².

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Qingpu District

Qingpu District, is a suburban district of Shanghai Municipality.

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River

A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river.

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Shanghai Ferry

The Shanghai Ferry (Chinese: 上海市轮渡, abbr. 市轮渡) is a system of ferry routes across the Huangpu River in Shanghai.

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Shanghai Metro

The Shanghai Metro is a rapid transit rail network in Shanghai, operating urban and suburban rail transit services to 13 of its 16 municipal districts, only Fengxian, Jinshan and Chongming districts are not served.

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Suzhou Creek

Suzhou Creek (or Soochow Creek), also called Wusong River, is a river that passes through the Shanghai city center.

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The Bund

The Bund or Waitan (Shanghainese: nga3thae1) is a waterfront area in central Shanghai.

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Tributary

A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake.

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Warring States period

The Warring States period was an era in ancient Chinese history of warfare, as well as bureaucratic and military reforms and consolidation, following the Spring and Autumn period and concluding with the Qin wars of conquest that saw the annexation of all other contender states, which ultimately led to the Qin state's victory in 221 BC as the first unified Chinese empire known as the Qin dynasty.

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Xupu Bridge

The Xupu Bridge, is a cable-stayed bridge over the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, so named because it connects the city's Xuhui and Pudong districts.

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Yangpu Bridge

The Yangpu Bridge, in Shanghai, China, sister bridge to the Nanpu Bridge, is among the world's longest bridges, with a total length of 8354 meters.

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Yangtze

The Yangtze, which is 6,380 km (3,964 miles) long, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world.

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Zhejiang

, formerly romanized as Chekiang, is an eastern coastal province of China.

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Zhujiajiao

Zhujiajiao is an ancient town located in the Qingpu District of Shanghai.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huangpu_River

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