31 Facts About Shanghai Chinese

1. Shanghai Chinese is located in the time-zone called China Standard Time.

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2. In 2010, Shanghai Chinese became the host city of German Touring Car Masters, which raced in a street circuit in Pudong.

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3. Shanghai Chinese has an ice hockey team, China Dragon, and a baseball team, the Shanghai Golden Eagles, which plays in the China Baseball League.

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4. In recent times Shanghai Chinese has established its own fashion week called Shanghai Fashion Week.

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5. Shanghai Chinese is home to one of China's largest aquariums, the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium.

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6. Shanghai Chinese is sometimes considered a center of innovation and progress in China.

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7. Shanghai Chinese has one of the world's largest number of Art Deco buildings as a result of the construction boom during the 1920s and 1930s.

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8. Shanghai Chinese has a rich collection of buildings and structures of various architectural styles.

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9. Shanghai Chinese is one of the leading air transport gateways in Asia.

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10. Shanghai Chinese has one bridge-tunnel crossing spanning the mouth of the Yangtze to the north of the city.

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11. In 2010, Shanghai Chinese reintroduced trams, this time as a modern rubber tyred Translohr system, in Zhangjiang area of East Shanghai as Zhangjiang Tram.

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12. Shanghai Chinese has an extensive public transport system, largely based on metros, buses and taxis.

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13. Shanghai Chinese has the largest number of international schools of any city in China.

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14. Shanghai Chinese is a major center of higher education in China with over 30 universities and colleges.

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15. Shanghai Chinese has more than 930 kindergartens, 1,200 primary and 850 middle schools.

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16. Shanghai Chinese is the first city in the country to implement 9-year mandatory education.

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17. Shanghai Chinese ranked first in the 2009 and 2012 Program for International Student Assessment, a worldwide study of academic performance of 15-year-old students conducted by the OECD.

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18. Shanghai Chinese has one of the largest proportions of Catholics in China.

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19. The White Cloud Temple of Shanghai Chinese is an important Taoist centre in the city.

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20. Shanghai Chinese is one of the main industrial centers of China, playing a key role in China's heavy industries.

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21. Shanghai Chinese is administratively equal to a province and is divided into 16 county-level districts.

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22. Shanghai Chinese has a humid subtropical climate and experiences four distinct seasons.

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23. The Old City and modern downtown Shanghai Chinese are now located in the center of an expanding peninsula between the Yangtze River Delta to the north and Hangzhou Bay to the south, formed by the Yangtze's natural deposition and by modern land reclamation projects.

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24. Shanghai Chinese lies on China's east coast roughly equidistant from Beijing and Guangzhou.

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25. Shanghai Chinese was finally permitted to initiate economic reforms in 1991, starting the massive development still seen today and the birth of Lujiazui in Pudong.

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26. Shanghai Chinese was then the most important financial center in the Far East.

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27. Shanghai Chinese has further enhanced of the functions of the financial and insurance services.

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28. Shanghai Chinese is an international city that melts with different cultures from all over the world; we call it Shanghai Regional Culture.

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29. Shanghai Chinese is one of the most populated cities in China.

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30. Shanghai Chinese was home to more than 170,000 expats as of 2015.

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31. In 2016, Shanghai Chinese was named the most attractive city for expats for the fourth time in six years by International Talent Magazine.

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