at the confluence of the Changjiang River and Qiantang River, Shanghai
is one of the four municipalties directly under the Central Government
and China's largest city. Area: over 6000 km2.
occupies a part of the alluvial plain of the Changjiang Delta, It
has a temperate and humid climate, with an annual mean temperature
of 15.7C' and an annual precipitation of 1100 mm.
is the hub of the land and waterway communications,civil aviaton
China,and a major centre of industry, commerce, foreign trade,science
and technology of China. It is also the birthplace of the Chinese
Communist Party.The famous scenic spots include Yuyuan Market, Yufo
Temple,the site of the First National Conference of CPC and the
former residence of Sun Yat-sen.