Shanghai

Shanghai

Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; Mandarin pronunciation: [ʂâŋ.xài] ( listen);  Wu pronunciation) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world with a population of more than 24 million as of 2014[update].[12][13] It is a global financial centre[14] and transport hub, with the world's busiest container port.[15] Located in the Yangtze River Delta, it sits on the south edge of the estuary of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the East China coast. The municipality borders the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the north, south and west, and is bounded to the east by the East China Sea.[16]

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