Chinese Name: 上海
English Name: Shang Hai
Other Name: Shencheng申城
Abbreviation: Hu 沪
Zip Code: 20 00 00
Population: 24.894 million
Shang Hai 上海 is a provincial administrative region, a municipality directly under the Central Government, a national central city, a megacity and the core city of the Shang Hai Metropolitan area.
Shang Hai is located in east China, located in the West coast of the Pacific Ocean, the eastern edge of the Asian continent, the front of the Yangtze River Delta（长江三角洲）; East faces the East China Sea（东海）, south near the Hangzhou bay（杭州湾）, west meets the Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces, north the Yangtze river estuary.
China international economic, financial, trade, shipping, scientific and technological innovation center approved by The State Council. By the end of 2021, the permanent resident population of Shanghai was 24.894 million.
Famous Attractions in Shang Hai
Shanghai is a modern metropolis with magic charm, a city that will never get tired of being visited many times. It has many famous scenic spots, such as Huangpu River, the Bund, Xintiandi, Waibaidu Bridge, Yu Garden, Chenghuangmiao, Jing ‘an Temple, Jiading Guyi Garden, Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Nanxiang ancient town.
By the end of 2020, Shanghai had 99 A-level scenic spots (spots), including 3 5A-level and 68 4A-level. Shanghai has also been named the best quality tourist city in 2018 by China National Tourism.
List of Major tourist attractions in Shang Hai
- The Oriental pearl tower
- Old chenghuang temple
- Yu garden
- Shanghai Disneyland
- Nanjing road
- Huaihai road
- Shanghai ocean aquarium
- Shanghai wildlife park
- Century park
- Dongping national forest park
- Qibao ancient town
- Three port shore
- The grand view garden
Famous Universities in Shang Hai
Shanghai with a total of 64 regular institutions of higher education, 913 general secondary schools, ordinary 721 primary schools, and special education school 30. There are altogether 49 institutions in The city to train graduate students. The annual enrollment of full-time graduate students is 52,700, among which 158,500 are in school and 43,100 are graduates.
List of universities and colleges in Shang Hai
Religious culture in Shang Hai
Shanghai has 5 kinds of religion is to get the Chinese government to admit the legal religion: Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and protestantism.
There are 887,600 religious believers, 394 registered religious activity sites, 85 religious organizations, 4 religious schools and 2 religious publishing institutions in Shanghai.
Modern architecture in Shang Hai
Shanghai has many world-famous modern buildings, such as The Oriental Pearl TV Tower(东方明珠电视塔), Jin MAO Tower(金茂大厦), World Financial Center, Shanghai Tower, China Art Palace, Theme Pavilion of Shanghai World Expo(上海世博会主题馆）, Shanghai International Financial Center, Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, Shanghai Happy Valley, Bo Culture Center, Shang Street, Tong Le Fang, National Convention and Exhibition Center, etc.
Diet in Shang Hai
Benbang cuisine(本帮菜), as Shanghainese call it, refers to the local flavor of Shanghai cuisine, which can be summed up in thick oil red sauce (rich oil, heavy sugar, bright color). Commonly used cooking methods to braise, simmer, sugar, salty taste with sweet, oil but not greasy.