The About this sound Huangpu
is a 113 kilometres (70 mi)-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). It is the last significant tributary of the Yangtze before it empties into the East China Sea
. The Bund
are located along the river.
The Huangpu is the largest river in Shanghai, with Suzhou
Creek being its major tributary. It is on average 400 meters wide and 9 meters deep. It divides the city into two regions: Pudong
to its east and Puxi to the west. (Dong and Xi mean 'East' and 'West' respectively in Mandarin Chinese.)
Many lines of the Shanghai Metro cross underneath the river.There are also many tunnels crossing under the river.