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Interesting Facts about Shanghai


1. Fun fact: Shanghai was originally a small fishing village with little hope of advancing past its swampy origins.

2. Interesting fact: Shanghai is now the largest city in China and the eighth largest in the world.

3. Weird fact: the Huangpu River that divides Shanghai in half never freezes and is ice free.

4. Fact: Shanghai is also known as the Pearl of the Orient and Paris of the East.

5. Progress fact: the majority of buildings going up in Shanghai are high-rise apartments.

6. Random fact: Shanghai cooking is sweeter than other areas in China and they consume more sugar than any other part of China.

7. Fact: The Shanghai World Expo was the biggest in history of world fairs.

8. Political fact: The Shanghai city flower is the white magnolia.

9. Trivia fact: Shanghai means 'on top of the sea'

10. Transportation fact: Shanghai has the world's most extensive bus system, but with an extensive subway network as well, transportation networks are not overly congested.

11. Shopping fact: Shanghai has more commercial shopping than anywhere in mainland China, proving that people in the pearl enjoy their capitalism.

12. Fun fact: Shanghai is the world's busiest sea port, and is an up-and-coming cruise destination.


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  1. Shanghai
Things to See in Shanghai

  1. Hongqiao International Airport
  2. Pudong International Airport
  3. People's Square
  4. Pearl Tower
  5. Jing'An Temple
  6. The Bund




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