The Shanghai map shows the detailed map and a large map of Shanghai. This map of Shanghai will allow you to orient yourself in Shanghai in China. The Shanghai map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Shanghai sits on the Yangtze River Delta on China eastern coast as its mentioned in Shanghai map, and is roughly equidistant from Beijing and Hong Kong. The municipality of Shanghai as a whole consists of a peninsula between the Yangtze and Hangzhou Bay, mainland China second-largest island Chongming, and a number of smaller islands. Shanghai is bordered on the north and west by Jiangsu Province, on the south by Zhejiang Province, and on the east by the East China Sea.
The 2010 census put Shanghai total population at 23,019,148 as youcan see in Shanghai map, a growth of 37.53% from 16,737,734 in 2000. 20.6 million of the total population, or 89.3%, are urban, and 2.5 million (10.7％) are rural. Based on population of total administrative area, Shanghai is the second largest of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China, behind Chongqing, but is generally considered the largest city in China because Chongqing urban population is much smaller
Shanghai has more than 930 kindergartens, 1,200 primary and 850 middle schools as its shown in Shanghai map. Over 760,000 middle schools students and 871,000 primary school students are taught by 76,000 and 64,000 teaching staff respectively. Shanghai is a major center of higher education in China with over 30 universities and colleges.
The map of downtown Shanghai shows the historical center of Shanghai. This downtown map of Shanghai will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Shanghai in China. The Shanghai downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The historic center of the city of Shanghai, the Puxi area, is located on the western side of the Huangpu, while the newly developed Pudong, containing the central financial district Lujiazui, was developed on the eastern bank. The real city center or downtown of Shanghai is between Bund to the east, Nanjing Rd to the north, Old City Temple and Huaihai Road to the south as its mentioned in Shanghai downtown map. Prominent central business areas include Lujiazui on the east bank of the Huangpu River, and The Bund and Hongqiao areas in the west bank of the Huangpu River.
In the city center, there are several elevated expressways to lessen traffic pressure on surface streets, but traffic in and around Shanghai is often heavy and traffic jams are commonplace during rush hour. The most notable downtown highlight is the Bund as you can see in Shanghai downtown map; a historic stretch of ancient colonial architecture along the Huangpu River. One of the most iconic features of the downtown area, are its majestic skyscrapers.
Downtown Shanghai is the area in Huangpu District that stretches between People Park and the Bund (Waitan) - situated on the West bank of the Huangpu river - and the skyscraper cluster across the river as its mentioned in Shanghai downtown map. The downtown area can also be said to include anywhere within the Inner Ring Road of Shanghai. Downtown Shanghai does not lack attractions for both locals and tourists alike. It can appeal to all ages and types of travelers.
Shanghai on China map shows the location of the city of Shanghai on the China map. This map of Shanghai in China will allow you to easily plan your travel in Shanghai in China. Shanghai on map of China is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Shanghai is the largest city by population of the People Republic of China (PRC) as its shown in Shanghai China map. It is one of the four province-level municipalities of the PRC, with a total population of over 23 million as of 2010. Based on population of total administrative area, Shanghai is the second largest of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China, behind Chongqing, but is generally considered the largest city in China because Chongqing's urban population is much smaller.
Shanghai is one of the main industrial centers of China, playing a key role in China heavy industries. A large number of industrial zones as its mentioned in Shanghai China map, including Shanghai Hongqiao Economic and Technological Development Zone, Jinqiao Export Economic Processing Zone, Minhang Economic and Technological Development Zone, and Shanghai Caohejing High-Tech Development Zone, are backbones of Shanghai's secondary industry.
Some foreign expatriates are staying in Shanghai as long-term settlers, renewing Shanghai reputation as China global city. The life expectancy of Shanghai registered residents in 2010 reached 82.13 years (79.82 for men and 84.44 for women), the highest in mainland China as you can see in Shanghai China map.
Shanghai on world map shows the location of the city of Shanghai in the world. Shanghai on world map will allow you to easily know where is Shanghai in the world. The Shanghai in world map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The largest city proper by population in the world. Shanghai had become the world fifth largest city and home to 70,000 foreigners as its mentioned in Shanghai on world map. In the 1930s, some 30,000 Jewish refugees from Europe arrived in the city. While Shanghai natural growth rate has been negative since 1993 due to its extremely low fertility rate — just 0.6 in 2010, probably the lowest level anywhere in the world.
Shanghai is a major financial center. As it is located at the heart of the Yangtze River Delta as you can see in Shanghai on world map, Shanghai has the world busiest container port, which handled 29.05 million TEUs in 2010. Shanghai aims to be an international shipping center in the near future. Also, the life expectancy of Shanghai registered residents in 2010 reached 82.13 years (79.82 for men and 84.44 for women), the highest in mainland China and higher than all but a few countries in the world.
In 2009, the Shanghai Stock Exchange ranked third among worldwide stock exchanges in terms of trading volume and sixth in terms of the total capitalization of listed companies (see Shanghai on world map), and the trading volume of six key commodities including rubber, copper and zinc on the Shanghai Futures Exchange all ranked first in the world.