Shanghai is the largest and most developed city in , the country's main center for finance and fashion, and one of the world's most populous and important cities.
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Popular Destinations

The is the area of Shanghai that the French government administered from 1849 until 1946. Photo: 韩笃一, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of Shanghai on the eastern side of the Huang Pu river, an ultra-modern business hub full of high-rise buildings including several of the world's tallest. Photo: Carlos Adampol Galindo, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the primary international airport serving Shanghai, and a major aviation hub for . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in Shanghai. The term "Pudong" is somewhat ambiguous; Wikivoyage has two articles covering parts of Pudong New Area: Nanhui is no longer an official administrative district, though the term is still is widespread use. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The Oriental Pearl Radio & Television Tower is a TV tower in Shanghai. Photo: Airunp, Public domain.

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is a 128-story, 632-meter -tall megatall skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai. Photo: Baycrest, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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The is a supertall skyscraper located in the district of Shanghai. Photo: GG001213, CC0.

The is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square in the of Shanghai, China. Photo: Pyzhou, GFDL.


is an administrative district of Shanghai, the traditional center of the city, with People's Square, the Bund, the East Nanjing Road pedestrian mall and many other attractions. Photo: Jhong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district in downtown Shanghai. It is named after the historic Temple, and its transport hub is the Temple metro station. Photo: Vmenkov, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District (simplified Chinese: 普陀区; traditional Chinese: 普陀區; pinyin: Pǔtuó Qū; Shanghainese: phu2 du1 chiu. Photo: Baycrest, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a district of Shanghai, a suburb north of the center with some coastline along the Yangtse River. Photo: fish4fish, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of Shanghai, a suburb on the northern boundary of Shanghai Municipality. Photo: Tim Wang, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is on the northeast side of Shanghai. The district is most known for Stadium, Shanghai University's campus and Lu Xun Park. Photo: Rjanag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of Shanghai Municipality consisting of three islands; from largest to smallest: Island, Changxing Island and Hengsha Island. Photo: triplefivechina, CC BY 2.0.

is a district on the west side of Shanghai, largely residential but with attractions such as the Shanghai Zoo and several large shopping malls. Photo: Andrewssi2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of Shanghai, one of the inner ring of suburbs. Photo: Jucember, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a suburban district of Shanghai. It is located on the Southwest corner of Shanghai Municipality, bordering province. Photo: Jetlife2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sōngjiāng is a district of Shanghai, southwest of downtown and west of . Photo: Huai-Chun Hsu, CC BY 2.0.

is a district of Shanghai, a suburb on the western edge of Shanghai Municipality. Photo: BrokenSphere, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a suburban district of Shanghai. By Shanghai standards it is almost rural, but it has a population of over a million and considerable development, mainly residential and industrial. Photo: Fayhoo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the districts that comprise the city centre of Shanghai. Photo: Laird Rawsthorne, CC BY 2.0.

is a district in Shanghai, located North of Suzhou Creek. Photo: Tom Page, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a township in the of Shanghai. Photo: BrokenSphere, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the area inside the ancient walled city of Shanghai; it is one of the most picturesque areas of the city, with many buildings in traditional Chinese style. Photo: Haros, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the Southern part of the in Shanghai. Photo: fsfssw, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

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is a subdistrict on the southern side of , Shanghai.

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31.2323° or 31° 13' 56.2" north
121.4692° or 121° 28' 9.1" east
IATA airport code
United Nations Location Code
12 metres (39 feet)
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node 244081648
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Shanghai
  • Afar: Shanxay
  • Afrikaans: Sjanghai
  • Albanian: Shangai
  • Amharic: ሻንግሃይ
  • Arabic: Shanghai
  • Arabic: شانغهاي
  • Arabic: شنغهاي
  • Aragonese: Shanghai
  • Aragonese: Xangai
  • Armenian: Շանհայ
  • Arpitan: Shanghai
  • Assamese: ছাংহাই
  • Asturian: Shanghai
  • Aymara: Shanghai
  • Azerbaijani: Şanxay
  • Bambara: Shanghai
  • Bashkir: Шанхай
  • Basque: Shanghai
  • Belarusian: Шанхай
  • Bengali: সাংঘাই
  • Bengali: সাংহাই
  • Bislama: Shanghai
  • Bosnian: Shanghai
  • Bosnian: Šangaj
  • Breton: Shanghai
  • Bulgarian: Шанхай
  • Burmese: ရှန်ဟိုင်းမြို့
  • Catalan: Xangai
  • Catalan: Xanghai
  • Cebuano: Shanghai
  • Central Bikol: Shanghai
  • Central Kurdish: شانگھای
  • Chechen: Шанхай
  • Cheyenne: Shanghai
  • Chinese: Siōng-hái-chhī
  • Chinese: Siō̤ng-hâi-chī
  • Chinese: 上海
  • Chinese: 上海市
  • Chinese: 中国上海
  • Chinese: 中國上海
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  • Chuvash: Шанхай
  • Cornish: Shanghai
  • Croatian: Šangaj
  • Czech: Šanghaj
  • Danish: Shanghai
  • Dimli (individual language): Shanghai
  • Dotyali: शाङ्घाई
  • Dutch: Shanghai
  • Dutch: Sjanghai
  • Eastern Mari: Шанхай
  • Egyptian Arabic: شانجهاى
  • English: Hu
  • English: Shang Hai
  • English: Shanghai, China
  • Erzya: Шанхай
  • Esperanto: Ŝanhajo
  • Estonian: Shanghai
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  • Fiji Hindi: Shanghai
  • Fijian: Shaghai
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  • Finnish: Shanghai
  • French: Shangaï
  • French: Shanghai
  • French: Shanghaï
  • French: Shànghǎi
  • Galician: Shanghai - 上海
  • Galician: Shanghai
  • Gan Chinese: 上海
  • Gan Chinese: 上海市
  • Georgian: შანხაი
  • Georgian: შანჰაი
  • German: Schanghai
  • German: Shanghai
  • Greek: Σαγκάη
  • Greek: Σανγκάη
  • Guarani: Changái
  • Gujarati: ક્વિંગક્વાન
  • Gujarati: શંઘાઈ
  • Haitian: Shanghai
  • Hakka Chinese: Sông-hói
  • Hausa: Shanghai
  • Hausa: Sông-hói
  • Hebrew: שאנגחאי
  • Hebrew: שאנגחי
  • Hebrew: שנגחי
  • Hindi: शंघाई
  • Hungarian: Sanghaj
  • Hungarian: Shanghai
  • Icelandic: Sjanghæ
  • Ido: Shanghai
  • Iloko: Shanghai
  • Indonesian: Shanghai
  • Ingush: Шанхай
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Shanghai
  • Interlingue: Shanghai
  • Irish: Shang-hai
  • Italian: Shanghai
  • Japanese: 上海
  • Japanese: 上海市
  • Javanese: Shanghai
  • Kabiyè: Caŋgayɩ
  • Kalaallisut: Shanghai
  • Kalmyk: Шанхай
  • Kannada: ಶಾಂಘೈ
  • Kannada: ಸಾಂಗ್ ಹಾಯ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Shanghai
  • Karachay-Balkar: Шанхай
  • Kazakh: Азияның Венециясы
  • Kazakh: Шанхай
  • Kazakh: Шығыстың Нью-Йоркі
  • Kazakh: Шығыстың Парижі
  • Kazakh: Қытайдың Чикагосы
  • Kikuyu: Shanghai
  • Kirghiz: Шанхай
  • Komi: Шанхай
  • Kongo: Shanghai
  • Korean: 상하이
  • Korean: 상하이시
  • Korean: 상해
  • Korean: 상해시
  • Kurdish: Şanghay
  • Ladino: Shanghai
  • Lao: Shanghai
  • Lao: ຊຽງໄຮ້
  • Latin: Sciamhaevum
  • Latvian: Šanhaja
  • Lezghian: Шанхай
  • Limburgan: Sjanghai
  • Lingala: Shanghai
  • Literary Chinese: 上海市
  • Lithuanian: Šanchajus
  • Lojban: canxais.
  • Lombard: Shanghai
  • Low German: Shanghai
  • Luxembourgish: Shanghai
  • Macedonian: Шангај
  • Maithili: शाङ्घाई
  • Malagasy: Shanghai
  • Malay: Shanghai
  • Malayalam: ഷാങ്ഹായ്
  • Manx: Shanghai
  • Maori: Hangahai
  • Maori: Shanghai
  • Marathi: शांघाय
  • Mazanderani: شانگهای
  • Min Dong Chinese: Siông-hāi
  • Min Nan Chinese: Siōng-hái-chhī
  • Mingrelian: შანხაი
  • Mirandese: Xangai
  • Mongolian: Шанхай
  • Moroccan Arabic: شانڭهاي
  • Moroccan Arabic: شانݣهاي
  • Nepali: शाङ्घाई
  • Nepali: शाङ्हाइ
  • Nepali: साङ्घाई
  • Newari: शाङ्हाइ
  • Northern Frisian: Shanghai
  • Norwegian: Shanghai
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Shanghai
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Shanghai
  • Novial: Shanghai
  • Nyanja: Shanghai
  • Occitan (post 1500): Shanghai
  • Oromo: Shaangaayi
  • Ossetian: Шанхай
  • Pampanga: Shanghai
  • Panjabi: ਸ਼ੰਘਾਈ
  • Persian: شانگهای
  • Piemontese: Shanghai
  • Polish: Szanghaj
  • Portuguese: Xangai
  • Pushto: شانګهای
  • Pushto: شانگهای
  • Quechua: Shanghai
  • Romanian: Shanghai
  • Romansh: Schanghai
  • Russia Buriat: Шанхай
  • Russian: Шанхай
  • Rusyn: Шанґгай
  • Samogitian: Šanchajos
  • Santali: ᱥᱟᱝᱜᱷᱟᱭ
  • Scots: Shanghai
  • Scottish Gaelic: Shanghai
  • Serbian: Шангај
  • Serbo-Croatian: Shanghai
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šangaj
  • Sicilian: Shanghai
  • Silesian: Szanghaj
  • Sinhala: ෂැංහයි
  • Sinhala: ෂැන්හයි
  • Slovak: Šanghaj
  • Slovenian: Šanghaj
  • South Azerbaijani: شانقهای
  • Spanish: Shangai
  • Spanish: Shanghai
  • Spanish: Shanghái
  • Sundanese: Shanghai
  • Swahili: Shanghai
  • Swedish: Shanghai
  • Swiss German: Shanghai
  • Tagalog: Shanghai
  • Tajik: Шанхай
  • Tamil: சாங்காய்
  • Tamil: ஷாங்காய்
  • Tamil: ஷான்காய்
  • Tatar: Şanxay
  • Tatar: Шаңхай
  • Telugu: షాంఘై
  • Thai: เซี่ยงไฮ้
  • Tibetan: ཧྲང་ཧའེ་གྲོང་ཁྱེར།
  • Tosk Albanian: Shanghai
  • Tswana: Shanghai
  • Turkish: Şangay
  • Turkish: Şanghay
  • Turkmen: Şanhaý
  • Twi: Shangai
  • Udmurt: Шанхай
  • Uighur: شاڭخەي
  • Uighur: شاڭخەي شەھىرى
  • Ukrainian: Шанхай
  • Urdu: شنگھائی
  • Uzbek: Shanxay
  • Venetian: Siangai
  • Veps: Šanhai
  • Vietnamese: Thượng Hải
  • Volapük: Shanghai (Tsyinän)
  • Volapük: Shanghai
  • Võro: Shanghai
  • Waray (Philippines): Shanghai
  • Welsh: Shanghai
  • Western Armenian: Շանկհայ
  • Western Frisian: Shanghai
  • Western Panjabi: شنگہائی
  • Wolof: Shanghai
  • Wu Chinese: 上海
  • Yakut: Шанхай
  • Yiddish: שאנכיי
  • Yue Chinese: 上海
  • Zhuang: Sanghaij
  • Zulu: Shanghai
  • Shang-hai-shih
  • Wp/cpx/Siō̤ng-hâi-chī
  • Şengay

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