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New York. Paris. London. Old Shanghai. Modern Shanghai. Shanghai. A Tourist Metropolis. Shanghai Grand Theatre. Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Shanghai Museum. Jinmao Tower. Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower.

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New York

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  1. New York Paris London

  2. Old Shanghai

  3. Modern Shanghai

  4. Shanghai A Tourist Metropolis

  5. Shanghai Grand Theatre Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall Shanghai Museum

  6. Jinmao Tower Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower

  7. Shanghai, also called “Shen” or “Hu” for short in Chinese, is the center of finance, trade and culture of China. Administratively speaking, Shanghai is one of the four municipalities (with Beijing, Tianjin and Chongqing), being directly under the Central Government.

  8. Location Shanghai, is situated at 31o41' north latitude and 121o29' east longitude. Bordering on Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces on the west, Shanghai is washed by the East China Sea on the east and Hangzhou Bay on the south. North of the city, the Yangtze River pours into the East China Sea.

  9. Climate With a subtropical monsoon climate, Shanghai enjoys four distinct seasons, generous sunshine and abundant rainfall. These years, the average temperature is 17.1 ℃ each year. The city has a frost-free period lasting up to 280 days a year, and receives an average annual rainfall of 1,768 mm.

  10. However, nearly 80% of the rain comes during the May-September flood season, which is divided into three rainy periods,the Spring Rains, the Plum Rains and the Autumn Rains.

  11. Area The city covers an area of 6,340.5 square kilometers, 0.06% of China's total territory, which extends about 120 kilometers in north and south and nearly 100 kilometers in east and west. Shanghai has an land area of 6,219 square kilometers and water area of 122 square kilometers.

  12. City Flower

  13. City Flower In 1986, the government adopted the white magnolia as the city flower. The white magnolia has large, white petals and its eye always looks towards the sky. The flower symbolizes the pioneering and enterprising spirit of the city.

  14. City Emblem approved by the government in 1990 A white magnolia flower --- lively city A large junk --- long history and bright future of the port A propeller --- continuous advancement of the city

  15. City Emblem White magnolia Junk Propeller

  16. Game

  17. Surprise! You are unlucky! Lose 10 points!

  18. 10 points What’s the climate of Shanghai? A. Mediterranean climate B. Subtropical monsoon climate C. Arctic climate D. Temperate climate

  19. Surprise! You are unlucky! Lose 10 points!

  20. 30 points What’s the average temperature and rainfall of Shanghai these years? A. 17.1℃, 1200mm B. 16℃, 1300mm C. 17.1℃, 1768mm D. 16℃, 1768mm

  21. 10 points Which one is not among the three rainy periods during the May-September flood season of Shanghai? A. the Spring Rains B. the Summer Rains C. the Autumn Rains D. the Plum Rains

  22. 20 points When did the government approve to adopt the white magnolia as our city flower? A. in 1990 B. in 1988 C. in 1991 D. in 1986

  23. 10 points How large is Shanghai? A. 6340.5 square kilometers B. 6430.5 square kilometers C. 6430 square kilometers D. 6340 square kilometers

  24. 20 points When did the government approve the idea of the city emblem? A. in 1990 B. in 1986 C. in 1988 D. in 1991

  25. 20 points Which one isn’t the part of our city emblem? A. a white magnolia B. a large junk C. a red magnolia D. a propeller

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