Suzhou Creek

Suzhou Creek (simplified Chinese: 苏州河; traditional Chinese: 蘇州河; pinyin: Sūzhōu Hé, also called Wusong River (simplified Chinese: 吴淞江; traditional Chinese: 吳淞江; pinyin: Wúsōng Jiāng), is a river in China that passes through the Shanghai city centre. It is named after Suzhou, a city in neighbouring Jiangsu province which was the predominant city in this area prior to the rise of Shanghai as a metropolis.

One of the principal outlets of Lake Tai in Wujiang District of Suzhou, Suzhou Creek has a length of 125 km, of which 54 km are within the administrative region of Shanghai and 24 km within the city's highly urbanized parts. The river flows into the Huangpu River at the northern end of the Bund in Huangpu District.

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Shanghai Campaign - Third Stage
... 高桥) region to withdraw to Yuepu (月浦), and the nationalist units north of Suzhou Creek to withdraw to Wusong (吴淞), for the preparation to withdraw via sea ... and by the dawn of May 25, 1949, everything south of the Suzhou Creek was firmly under the communist control ... At night, the communist 27th Army, 23rd Army and a portion of the 20th Army crossed the Suzhou Creek under the cover of darkness, and regions north of the creek fell into the attackers’ hands ...
Suzhou Creek - In The Media
... The Suzhou Creek plays a pivotal role in Lou Ye's film Suzhou River, which shows the lives of ordinary people living in the old quarters of the northern ...
Waibaidu Bridge - In The Media - Films
... has been the spot where the Garden Bridge crosses the meandering Suzhou Creek as it runs into the Huangpo River. 2000 While Lou Ye's film Suzhou River (Chinese Suzhou he) mostly takes place west of Waibaidu Bridge, at the northern bank of present day Suzhou Creek, the bridge can be seen ... In "Suzhou River," a voluptuously romantic drama from China, it's once again the symbol of the city, and the spot where most of the action takes place" 2001-2002 Romance in the Rain (simpli ...

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