Shanghai Fact Sheet
Shanghai in Chinese Pinyin: Shànghǎi
Shanghai in simple Chinese: 上海
Shanghai is located in the west bank of the Pacific Ocean and east side of Asian Continent, next to East Sea on the east and facing Hangzhou Bay on the south.
Area: 6340.5 square kilometers (at the end of 2009)
Coordinates: 121°29' E, 31°11' N
Population: 23.4746 million (2011)
Area Code: 021
Zip Code: 200000
City Flower: White Yulan
City Tree: Cinnamomum hupehanum
Language: Shanghai Dialect, Mandarin Chinese
Main Rivers: angtze River, Huangpu River, Yunyan River and Zhangjing River.
Shanghai administers 16 districts and 1 county:
Huangpu District, Xuhui District, Changning District, Jing’an District, Putuo District, Zhabei District, Hongkou District, Yangpu District, Pudong New District, Baoshan District, Minhang District, Jiading District, Jingshan District, Songjiang District, Qingpu District and Fengxian District.
Pudong international airport and Hongqiao international airport
Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, Shanghai South Railway Station and Shanghai West Railway Station.
The major bus station in Shanghai is Shanghai Long-Distance Bus Terminal.
There are ferry services from Kobe and Osaka weekly and HK.
Oriental Pearl TV Tower, The Bund, Yu Garden, Jinmao Tower, Gongqing Forest Park, Shanghai Wild Animal Park, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Qibao Ancient Town, etc.
Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Natural History Museum, Shanghai History Museum, Shanghai Science & Technology Museum, Shanghai Natural Wild-Insect Kingdom, Shanghai Arts and Crafts Museum, Shanghai Museum of TCM, Navy Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Postal Museum, Shanghai Entomological Museum
Colleges and Universities
Shanghai Jiaotong University
East China Normal University
East China University Of Science and Technology
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Shanghai International Studies University
East China University of Political Science and Law
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
Shanghai Normal University
Shanghai Maritime University
The climate in Shanghai is subtropical monsoon climate, its annual average temperature is 15.7℃. The highest temperature is 40.2℃ and the lowest temperature is -12.1℃.
Yokohama, East Java Province, Colombo, Jeollabuk-do, Dubai, Chiang Mai, Nagasaki, Windhoek, Pusan, Manila and Osaka
Marseille, Liverpool, Cork, Salzburg, Aarhus, Bratislava, Gothenburg, Lombardia, Constantsa, Oslo, Barcelona, Liverpool, London, St. Petersburg, Marseilles, Hamburger, Piraeus, Antwerp and Rotterdam.
San Francisco, Valparaiso, Maputo, Rosaria, San Diego, St. Paul, Casablanca, Chicago, Montreal and Zagreb
Special Local Products
Shanghai woodcarving, Jiading bamboo carving, Shanghai dough modelling, Shanghai ivory carving, etc.
Shanghai Juicy Peach, Shanghai Ligao Candy, Anchovies Canned, Shanghai Pudong Chicken, Whitebait, etc.