West Chu (206 B.C-202 B.C) was a regime occurred after the Qin Dynasty in the Chinese history and founded by Xiang Yu who was respectfully called Lu Gong. With its capital set in the city of Peng in west Chu (the current Suqian in Jiangsu province), the national title of this period is "West Chu". In April 206 B.C, West Chu nominally unified most of the Qin Dynasty territory. Subsequently, Xiang Yu was defeated in the competition between the states of Chu and Han in 202 B.C. The After the suicide of Xiang Yu West Chu was overthrown by Liu Bang, who unified the whole country and became the first emperor of Han Dynasty.