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Pearl of the Orient

Shanghai, also knowned as 'Hu' or 'Shen' is situated at 31°14’ north latitude and 121°29’ east longitude, and in middle of China’s east coastline. It has a total population of 16,000,000.Shanghai is well known to the world not only for its prosperous cosmopolitan but also for its scenic sights. They include The Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Circus City and Jin Mao Tower.

Shanghai commercial area

The commercial area around the bund consist of many well preserved foreign styles buildings, hence it has the name of 'World's Fair of Architecture.' These buildings were built around the 1920s.

There are currently 2 airport in Shanghai,Pudong International Airport and Hong Qiao Airport.Pudong International Airport was opened in 1999 handling most international flights while Hong Qiao Airport handle many domestic flights.Pudong International Airport is about 30km (19 miles) away from central Shanghai.

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