14 Facts About Pudong


Pudong is a district of Shanghai located east of the Huangpu River across from the historic city center of Shanghai in Puxi.

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Traditional area of Pudong is home to the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone and the Shanghai Stock Exchange and many of Shanghai's best-known buildings, such as the Oriental Pearl Tower, the Jin Mao Tower, the Shanghai World Financial Center, and the Shanghai Tower.

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Pudong was originally established as a county in 1958 until 1961 which the county was split among Huangpu, Yangpu, Nanshi, Wusong and Chuansha County.

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The western tip of the Pudong district was designated as the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone and has become a financial hub of modern China.

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In 2010, Pudong was host to the main venues of the Shanghai Expo, whose grounds now form a public park.

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However, the government of Pudong has a status equivalent to that of a sub-provincial city, which is a half-level above a prefecture-level city.

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Pudong is bounded by the Huangpu River in the west and the East China Sea in the east.

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Pudong is distinguished from Puxi, the older part of Shanghai.

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Pudong's resident population growth is well above national average because it is a popular immigration destination.

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Pudong area continues to experience rapid development, especially in the commercial sector, with 1.

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Pudong has attracted considerable fixed asset and real estate investment, reporting 87.

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Pudong is connected to Puxi by several tunnels and four major bridges.

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Roads in Pudong have no particular longitudinal or latitudinal orientation.

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Pudong is currently served by ten metro lines and one tram line operated by Shanghai Metro and one maglev line operated by Shanghai Maglev Train and one suburban line operated by China Railway:.

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