Shanghai is the largest metropolitan city in China, with a population of more than 20 million people. Within China, it is known as an economic, financial, and foreign trade epicenter. Located on the east coast by the Pacific Ocean, Shanghai has a moderate climate with four seasons. Like New York City, Shanghai is a melting pot. People living in Shanghai hail from various places in China and throughout the world. Shanghai was the host city for the 2010 World Expo. It extends a warm welcome to visitors from all over the world.
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