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 Shanghai City (上海市)

Shanghai City (上海市)

Shanghai City (上海市)

Shanghai City (上海市)

Shanghai City (上海市)

The City of Shanghai ( 上海市 ) is the largest commercial and financial center of China.  It is also the most important international port city in China’s Western Pacific region.  The City of Shanghai ( 上海市 ) borders the Jiangsu Province ( 江苏省 ) and Zhejiang Province ( 浙江省 ) in the west, the East China Sea to the east, as well as the Hangzhou Bay ( 杭州湾 ) to its south.  The Yangtze River, one of the most important rivers in Chinese civilization, enters into the East China Sea just north of Shanghai.  The City is ideally situated at the center of China’s eastern coastline, with deep sea ports surrounded by rich hinterlands.  As a result of its advantageous geographic location, the City of Shanghai ( 上海市 ) has developed into a world class transportation hub.

Shanghai City ( 上海市 ) has a pleasant northern subtropical maritime monsoon climate with generous sunshine and abundant rainfall.  Its spring and autumn are relatively short compared to its summer and winter.  The period between May to September is the flooding season, with up to 50 percent of its annual precipitation registered within this time period.  The rainy period is further divided into Spring Rains, Plum Rains and the Autumn Rains.

The City of Shanghai ( 上海市 ) has thirteen historical sites under state protection which includes characteristics gardens built during the Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.  New architectures recently constructed have also added to the City’s scenic attractions.  These include the distinctive Oriental Pearl Tower ( 东方明珠塔 ), the Jin Mao Tower ( 金贸大厦 ) and the People’s Square ( 人民广场 ).  Of course, there are also the classical western colonial style buildings along the Shanghai Bund ( 上海滩 ).




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