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Municipality of Shanghai, China

Location of municipality of Shanghai on a map

Shanghai is a municipality found in the nation of China. Home to 23,019,148 people, it is the 24th largest division in China in terms of population.

Shanghai gained its current status as a municipality in the year 1949. The government of Shanghai is lead by Yang Xiong and is based in the municipality capital of Shanghai (Population: 22,315,474).

The most populous cities in Shanghai are: Shanghai (Population: 22,315,474), Songjiang (Population: 130,218).

Shanghai Municipality - Quick Facts

Country China
Region Type Municipality
ISO Code CN_31
Time Zone HKT
Year of Establishment 1949
Capital Shanghai (Population: 22,315,474)
Head of Government Yang Xiong
Total Population 23,019,148
Total Area 6,500 sq km (2,510 sq miles)
Population Density 3,541.4 sq km (9,172.2 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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