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ShangHai - China City Guide

Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Jocelyn  Date: 07-12 2008  
Abbreviations: Shanghai

code: 021

Zip code: 200000

area: things 100 km wide, over 120 km long from north to south, the city#39;s land area to 6340.5 square kilometers, of which the NOL within the main area of 610 square kilometers City. Chongming Island in the area of 1,041 square kilometers, is China#39;s third largest island.

population: more than 1,674 resident population of about 10,000, mobile population of about 2 million.

position: at 31 degrees 14 minutes north latitude, longitude 121 degrees 29 minutes. Is located in the forefront of the Yangtze River Delta, Reliance coast of the East China Sea, east is the vast vast Pacific, and across the sea from the U.S. west coast, south of Hangzhou Bay, West and the affluent Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces adjacent to the north of Yangtze River waterway sector gold Access to the sea, while the central part of China#39;s coastline north and south, convenient transportation and the hinterland-wrapped, is extremely advantageous geographical location, is the world#39;s third-Chittagong and China#39;s largest port.

divisions: the city#39;s 18 districts were exempted (Huangpu, Luwan, Xuhui, Yangpu, Changning, Jing#39;an and Putuo, Zhabei, Hongkou, Pudong New Area, Baoshan, Jiading, Minhang, Jinshan, Songjiang, Qingpu, Fengxian and Nanhui) . A Jiaoxian (Chongming).

#39;s floral emblem: Magnolia Shanghai map


Shanghai, referred to as the "Shanghai" and other "Shanghai." About 6000BC ago, now has become the land that is west of Shanghai, the eastern region into a land also has two thousands of years. Legend has it Spring and Autumn period, Shanghai was once a break Huang Chu Chun Shenjun closure town, the other in Shanghai known as the "Shanghai." Year 4, 5 of the century when the Jin Dynasty, the Songjiang (now known as the Suzhou River) and many residents along the coastal fishing to survive, they created a Zhubian fishing tool called "Hu", because at that time Jiang into the sea The "Du" Therefore, the lower reaches of the area known as the Songjiang, "Hu Du", and after the change, "Hu" to "Shanghai."

20 in the 1990s, especially since the beginning of the 21st century, Shanghai to build "four centres" as the goal, to implement "the city through science and education" strategy for the main Kit, to further expand Positive developments inside and outside, opening up export-oriented economy, make great efforts to cultivate new growth points for exports, foreign trade and exports increased rapidly. Shanghai to speed up institutional innovation and technology so that the national economy has maintained rapid and healthy development of the good momentum of economic growth continuously strengthen the internal driving force.



to build hub-based, functionality, network infrastructure and three-dimensional transport network construction as the core, accelerating the modernization of urban infrastructure construction. 1991-2004, the city#39;s urban infrastructure construction for the total investment reached 547.138 billion yuan, an average annual increase of 25.7 percent, accounting for the same period the proportion of investment in fixed assets for 23.4 percent. Urban infrastructure networks continuously improved in order to further improve the investment environment in Shanghai, expanding opening up, enhance the city#39;s comprehensive functionality has created favorable conditions.

is to achieve a modern international metropolis of Shanghai, shouldering the world and serve the whole country, linked the heavy responsibility of the Yangtze River Delta, the nation#39;s economic construction and social development is very important status and role.

Shanghai is an historic cultural city. To the end of 2003, Shanghai was included in the national focus on heritage conservation units have 16, 114 municipal heritage conservation units, places of memory 29, 14 protected sites. So far China still retains Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing since the number of monuments and distinctive gardens. There are 1,000 years of history Longhua Temple, built in the Three Kingdoms period of the Jing#39;an Temple and domestic and international-renowned Buddhist temples, known as the Jiangnan Garden show the Yu Garden, the Confucius Temple in Jiading, Songjiang of the tower, such as drunk white pool.

Shanghai is the one with a glorious revolutionary history and tradition of the city, leaving behind numerous revolutionaries and the footsteps of many revolutionary relics. The birth of the Communist Party of China is a major site of the CPC; revolutionary forerunner Dr. Sun Yat-sen Former Residence; generation of great men of Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Comrade apartments; culture, the home of great masters such as Lu Xun.

20 Since the 1990s, the Shanghai have completed a number of renowned domestic and international features of construction, constituted a charming urban landscape, but also a new landscape of tourism in Shanghai, the Shanghai show the world the new look . A symbol of Shanghai#39;s Bund; as the "Green City lung," the People#39;s Square; have created dozens of "world first" Oriental Pearl TV Tower, China#39;s first skyscrapers are Jinmao Tower and the Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Grand Theatre and Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, and so on.

face is full of opportunities and full of challenges of the 21st century, Shanghai has set a new long-term development goals: to build Shanghai into a socialist modern international metropolis and international economic, financial, trade and shipping center First, take the lead in basically realizing modernization.


Shanghai is a continuous development of increasingly powerful and prosperous city, is China#39;s largest commercial and financial centre as well as the West Pacific region of important international port city. Their extensive contacts inside and outside, transportation, communication is relatively developed, is attracting more and more attention to the eyes.


today#39;s Shanghai, is a highly modern and yet traditional Chinese cultural characteristics of the city of Shanghai. Everywhere the bustling Shanghai show her unique charm and fascinating - the Bund old-fashioned Western architecture and modern skyscrapers in Pudong making the other more beautiful; Xujiahui Cathedral hymns sound, jade Buddhist temple cigarettes Niaoniao; Guojie Lou mahjong under the elderly, Nongtang Football in the juvenile; theatre of the masses Huju, funny show, the Grand Theatre of the symphony, ballet, this old hotel for food, Xinghua Lou the Guangdong-style tea and snacks throughout the Yunnan Road, Hung house of the French Taicai, the small Shaoxing Three Yellow Chicken, the United States in Louisville, Kentucky; streets of Shanghai tea house, Hengshan bars, Chinese and Western, the new Huan Jiuai, each have their own brilliant. As night fell, flashing neon, simulated operation been staged in Shanghai night, the Jazz Peace Hotel, the Yu Garden of the Golden music, people recall the last century, the old 1930s Shanghai Jiumeng, and the rhythm of modern disco, the Internet cafes blossom everywhere, people again Back to the 21st century of modern civilization……



entered the 21st century in Shanghai, prosperity and opening up in the seeding here, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jinmao Tower, Shanghai International Convention Center, Pudong International Airport , Are all portrayed in the broad prospects for international metropolis, Shanghai, the 21st century, the glory and the dream of convergence here, the Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Grand Theatre, the Town Planning Museum, and both publicity of the international metropolis of broad sentiments. Shanghai is the new century, modernization and internationalization of the fashion of the samples, she will be warmly welcomed in countries around the world the arrival of friends!