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Shanghai is an important industrial, commercial, cultural centre with the province-level status. It is generally regarded as the citadel of China's modern economy. Recently the city experienced a boom in communications and IT sphere, becoming one of the country's most important communications centre.

It is situated on the Yantze River Delta in East China, and is the world's largest port. The city also enjoys the title of the China's biggest city and ninth biggest in the world. The city was originally a quiet fishing town, which began to acquire leading positions only in 20th century.

It became to expand since the second half of nineteenth century due to the development of naval trade and industries. Since 1844 foreign nations achieved extraterritoriality on China soil. Foreign settlements grew as separate municipal communities. In 1850s there was a great influx of migrants from Europe and North America. Japanese influence in the industrial sphere also increased.

Till 1930s it became the biggest financial city of the Far East. Under the Republic of China it was granted special status. Under the Communist rule the city underwent significant administrative changes. In 1960s it became one of the leading industrial centres.  Since 1991 it became one of the pilot cities for experimental economic reforms. Since then it experienced economic growth of 9-15%. The municipal policy maintains strong federalist positions.

The current population of Shanghai Municipality is near 17 million, including floating population, which amounts to 4 million. Shanghai and Hong Kong are the principal rivals as to which city is the economic centre of China. Shanghai has stronger positions in finance, banking, and is the most popular destination for foreign headquarters. The city is undergoing a building boom, featuring original innovative architecture.


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