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Shanghai
Shanghai is located in Eastern China and has a metropolitan population of 23,019,148, which is 69% more than the average of all major asian cities.
Shanghai has a far more city population (138% more), metropolitan population (69% more), and moderately more city area (km2) (13% more) compared to the average of all Asian Cities. On the other hand, Shanghai has a far less city density (63% less), metrop
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Geography
Country China 
Location Eastern China 
Coordinates 31 12 N 121 30 E  
Time Zone China Standard Time (utc+8) 
Asia Region East Asia 
Elevation (m)
(157.31 lower than average)
vs
161.31

Elevation (ft)
13  (510.37 lower than average)
vs
523.37

States/Province/Regions Shanghai 
Metropolitan Area (km2)
6341  (6334 higher than average)
vs
7,341

Metropolitan Area (sq mi)
2448  (2446 higher than average)
vs
2,833

City Area (km2)
6341  (6336 higher than average)
vs
5,607

City Area (sq mi)
2448  (2446 higher than average)
vs
2,164

Demographics & Population
Demonym for People Shanghainese 
Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Christianity 
Main Religion Buddhism 
Languages/Dialects Wu Chinese, Mandarin 
Human Development Index (2011 HDI) Very High 
Metropolitan Population
23019148  (23019135 higher than average)
vs
13,620,223

Metropolitan Density /km2
3630  (3625 higher than average)
vs
5,819

Metropolitan Density /sq mi
9403  (9388 higher than average)
vs
15,090

City Population
23019148  (23019139 higher than average)
vs
9,655,370

City Density /km2
3630  (3621 higher than average)
vs
9,799

City Density /sq mi
9403  (9378 higher than average)
vs
25,393

Climate
Type Humid Subtropical Climate 
Annual Climate Temperature Average High °C (°F) 20.2 (68.4)  
Annual Climate Temperature Average Low °C (°F) 12.9 (55.2)  
Government and Administration
Metropolitan Administrative Areas Huangpu, Xuhui, Changning, Jing'an, Putuo, Zhabei, Hongkou, Yangpu, Pudong, Baoshan, Minhang, Jiading, Jinshan, Songjiang, Qingpu, Fengxian, Chongming County 
City Administrative Areas Huangpu, Xuhui, Changning, Jing'an, Putuo, Zhabei, Hongkou, Yangpu, Pudong, Baoshan, Minhang, Jiading, Jinshan, Songjiang, Qingpu, Fengxian, Chongming County 
Economy
Currency Chinese Yuan Renminbi 
Code CNY  
Major Industries Financial Services, Retail, Real Estate, Heavy Industries, Automobile 
Communication
Country Code
+86  (95.03 lower than average)
vs
181.03

Area Code 21  
Postal Code 200xxx 
Tourism
Attractions Huangpu River & Bund, Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, Nanjing Road, Shanghai Museum, Old City God's Temple, Oriental Pearl Tv Tower, Jinmao Tower, Shanghai Old Street, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Zhujiajiao Town & Qibao Ancient Town, World Financial Center 
Best Time To Visit March To May, October To November 
Transportation
Public Transportation Bus, Taxi, Subway, Ferry, Train 
Airport Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport 


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