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Huangpu

(hwäng`po͞o`) or

Whampoa

(hwäm`pō`ä`), city, S Guangdong prov., SE China, on an island in the Pearl River. It is c.9 mi (14.5 km) SE of Guangzhou, of which it is an outer port; it has been enlarged and modernized since 1952 and now accommodates large oceangoing vessels. An important industrial city, Huangpu is economically a part of Guangzhou. The Huangpu (Whampoa) Military Academy, founded there in 1924 as a Kuomintang training center, was organized by Chiang Kai-shek. Several of its officers, notably Zhou Enlai, later became leaders of the Chinese Communist army.

Huangpu,

 

Whangpoo,

or

Hwangpoo

(all: hwäng`po͞o`), river, 60 mi (97 km) long, rising in the lake district of Shanghai Municipality, E China, and flowing NE past Shanghai into the Chang estuary at Wusong. It is a major navigational route. Its dredged channel, lined with wharves, warehouses, and industrial plants, provides access to Shanghai for oceangoing vessels. The river is also a major water source for Shanghai, and as the city has grown it has suffered from water shortages and polluted drinking water; in 1996 a project to divert water from the Chang River (Yangtze) to the Huangpu was completed.
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It is located on the west bank of Huangpu River and stretches from the Waibaidu Bridge to East Jinling Road.
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The hotel's 82 guestrooms, including 19 suites, offer views of Bund, Pudong financial district and the Huangpu River and Suhe Creek.
The 165 square metre ground floor outlet on Jiujiang Road in Huangpu district is equipped with several smart automated tellers capable of a range of services, including account opening, money transfer, foreign exchange, gold investment and the issue of wealth management products.
Prime Minister Modi is staying at Hotel Wanda Reign situated in Huangpu, China.
It opened last week in central Shanghai's Huangpu district and is being promoted as China's first 'unmanned bank, and as a convenient, personalised, and efficient service.
Moreover, in some first-tier Chinese cities, such as Shanghai, the cost of renting is even higher than in Taipei, Chen added, citing Shanghai's Jing'an, Changning and Huangpu districts, where the rent for an ensuite room is currently a minimum of 6,500 Chinese yuan (US$1,035) per month.