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    Politics of Shanghai

    Like virtually all governing institutions in mainland China, the politics of Shanghai is structured in a dual party-government system,  in which the Communist Party Chief, officially termed the Communist Party of China Shanghai Municipal Committee... 
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    Geography of Shanghai

    Shanghai sits on the Yangtze River Delta on China’s eastern coast, and is roughly equidistant from Beijing and Hong Kong. The municipality as a whole consists of a peninsula between the Yangtze and Hangzhou Bay, mainland China’s second... 
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    History of Shanghai

    During the Song Dynasty (AD 960–1279) Shanghai was upgraded in status from a village to a market town in 1074, and in 1172 a second sea wall was built to stabilize the ocean coastline, supplementing an earlier dyke. From the Yuan Dynasty in 1292 u... 
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    Shanghai’s Etymology and names

    The two Chinese characters in the city’s name are ‘上’ (“above”) and ‘海’ (“sea”), together meaning “Upon-the-Sea”. The earliest occurrence of this name dates from the 11th century ... 
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    Shanghai

    Shanghai is the largest city by population of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the largest city proper by population in the world.  It is one of the four province-level municipalities of the PRC, with a total population of over 23 mi... 
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    Shanghai become one of the world-famous tourist city

    The municipal government of Shanghai, China’s financial and business center, recently said it aims to turn the city into a world-famous tourist city during the 12th Five Year Plan period from 2011 to 2015, making tourism a strategic pillar s... 
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    Shanghai

    Shanghai, a municipality directly under the Central Government, is situated 31.4 degrees north latitude and 121.29 degrees east longitude. It lies in the middle of China’s mainland coastline and Yangtze River’s entrance to the sea, cov... 
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