City of Shanghai (Shanghai)

The city of Shanghai is included to the province Shanghai

Shanghai, the "Pearl of the Orient" !

Whereas it was a harbour and a small village, the city of Shanghai has become a major financial center in Asia and worldwode. ShanghaI is also of the biggest cities in China with more than 23 million inhabitants. The city has come through a drastic demographic growth, going from 17 to 23 million inhabitants between 2000 and 2010. The city is located on the edge of the East China Sea and is divided in 10 districts and two main areas : Puxi and Pudong. Named as the "Pearl of the Orient" (which is also the name of one of Shanghai tallest building) and despite its status of moder city, Shanghai has a lot of ancient treasures : the temples of Jing'an, Jade Buddha Temple, City God temple of Shanghai but also the famous Chinese traditionnal garden: the Garden Yuyuan. The modern part of the city is also a must : do not leave Shanghai before having seen the tall buildings in the business district of Pudong.

Shanghai twins towns, sister cities

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Time in shanghai

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Local time and timezone in shanghai

Shanghai time
UTC +8:00 (Asia/Shanghai)
Summer time UTC +7:00
Winter time UTC +8:00


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