Pudong (Chinese浦东 新区/浦东 新区, Pinyin Pǔdōng Xin Qū, New City District east of the Huangpu River ') is a district of the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai in the People's Republic of China. Pudong has - according to its extension by the dissolved city Nanhui District (2009) - about 2.686 million inhabitants in an area of 1210.41 km ². The population density is 2219.1 inhabitants / km ². Pudong is a very young city District: In 1990 began the construction of the hitherto sparsely populated area, which then however vonstattenging in an impressive rate.

In the extreme east of the district plan, the city Lingang, a globally recognized project of urban planning arises.

Administrative Divisions

At the community level, Pudong is composed of 12 road districts and 24 large municipalities. These are:

  • Road district Huamu (花木 街道), the seat of government of the municipality;
  • Road district Dongminglu (东 明 路 街道);
  • Road district Hudong Xincun (沪东 新村 街道);
  • Road district Jinyang Xincun (金 杨 新村 街道);
  • Road Lujiazui (陆家嘴 街道);
  • Road district Nanmatoulu (南 码头 路 街道);
  • Road district Puxinglu (浦 兴路 街道);
  • Road district Shanggang Xincun (上 钢 新村 街道);
  • Road district Tangqiao (塘桥 街道);
  • Road district Weifang Xincun (潍坊 新村 街道);
  • Road district Yangjing (洋 泾 街道);
  • Road district Zhoujiadu (周家 渡 街道);
  • Greater community Beicai (北 蔡 镇);
  • Greater community Caolu (曹 路 镇);
  • New large community Chuansha (川沙 新 镇);
  • Greater community Datuan (大 团 镇);
  • Greater community Gaodong (高 东镇);
  • Greater community Gaoqiao (高桥镇);
  • Greater community Gaohang (高行 镇);
  • Greater community Hangtou (航 头镇);
  • Greater community Heqing (合 庆 镇);
  • Greater community Huinan (惠 南镇);
  • Greater community Jinqiao (金桥镇);
  • Greater community Kangqiao (康桥镇);
  • Greater community Laogang (老 港镇);
  • Greater community Nanhui Xincheng (南汇 新 城镇);
  • Greater community Nicheng (泥 城镇);
  • Greater community Putuo (三 林镇);
  • Greater community Shuyuan (书院 镇);
  • Greater community of Tang (唐 镇);
  • Greater community Wanxiang (万祥 镇);
  • Greater community Xinchang (新 场 镇);
  • Greater community Xuanqiao (宣桥镇);
  • Greater community Zhangjiang (张 江镇);
  • Greater community Zhoupu (周 浦镇);
  • Greater community Zhuqiao (祝桥镇).


Pudong is considered the new economic and high-tech district of Shanghai, the economic growth is staggering, averaging over 20 percent since 1990. So far, over 40 billion dollars from companies outside China have been invested in Pudong. The Zhangjiang Hi- Tech Park distinguishes itself as a location for the development of biotechnology, IT and microelectronics technologies. In the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone are international financial institutions and an impressive skyscraper skyline, with many gigantic skyscrapers such as the famous 421 meter high Jin Mao Tower. Also impressive is the flashy, 468m high Oriental Pearl Tower. Since August 2008, is in Pudong and the 492 -meter-high Shanghai World Financial Center, currently the third tallest skyscraper in the world structurally. In construction is also the Shanghai Tower, which will be 632 meters high. Even now, Shanghai has immense number of skyscrapers, the most and highest of them in Pudong: 638 skyscraper is one of the city, but there are so many in the building that the city soon grows beyond a thousand skyscrapers. Pudong applies in addition to Manhattan, Central ( Hong Kong) and some districts of Dubai and Tokyo as a city with the most skyscrapers per m².


Pudong is the world's only place that operates a maglev in public transport, the Shanghai Transrapid ( Maglev Train) that the about 30 kilometers eastern modern Shanghai Pudong Airport by metro station Lóngyáng Street in the city 's Pudong district and the Exhibition Centre Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC ) connects at 15- minute intervals. A disadvantage, however, that this station is located about 6 kilometers from the commercial center of Pudong.


The main resident in Qingpu German School Shanghai operates a branch in Pudong.


Jin Mao Tower

TV Tower " Pearl of the East "

Century Avenue

View from Huangpu


Pudong at night ( video)