Thursday, April 28, 2011

City Profile 003: Shanghai, China

CITY PROFILE 003: SHANGHAI, CHINA


Coordinates: 31°12′N 121°30′E / 31.2°N 121.5°E / 31.2; 121.
Elevation: 4 m (13 ft)
Daily Mean Temp: 16.55 celcius (61.8 fahrenheit)
Metro Population: 22,210,000
Estimated 2050 Metro Population: 50,000,000
Risks: Gigantic population, housing problems, traffic problems, political unrest, military unrest, demographic challenges, censorship, smog, environmental issues.
Advantages: Booming economy, one of the wealthiest cities in China, abundant water, busy port.
Resources: Immediate: Port. Regional: Offshore oil, offshore natural gas.
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Photo:FASTILY

1 comment:

Caleb Golston said...

I am interested to see this as one of my most read posts (in the top 10) as of (3/15/2012). Does anyone know where the traffic is coming from?