China’s “New York” is divided into two sides by Huangpu (Yellow River):

Pudong (East side of River) is a modern financial district Puxi (West side of River) is more historic where fashion and commerce collide

34343.pngFast Facts:

Population: 24,150,000 (#1 in World)

Area (sqkm): 6,340.5

# of Districts: 16

Dominant Dialects: Shanghainese, Mandarin

Time Zone: UTC/GMT +8

Phone Code: +86-(0)21

Currency: Chinese Yuan (aka. Renmenbi)

Electricity: 220V/50Hz (2-pin US/Euro plug, 3-pin Australian plug)

Airport(s): Shanghai Pudong International (IATA: PVG)

Shanghai Hongqiao International (IATA: SHA)


34343.pngRankings & Statistics:

Top 20 Global Financial Center

Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) is #2 in Asia, #5 in World

1st Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in Mainland China

#1 busiest container port in World (in terms of TEU)

#1 literacy rate in World


34343.pngAcademic Partners:

Fudan University

Jiaotong University

Tongji University

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)

China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS)



The Bund

French Concession

Old Shanghai

Yu Garden

Tongli Water Town