Shanghai is the most populous city in China and the most populous city proper in the world.
- Game Version:
- Cities XL 2012
For centuries a major administrative, shipping, and trading town, Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to European recognition of its favorable port location and economic potential. The city was one of five forced open to foreign trade following the British victory over China in the First Opium War while the subsequent 1842 Treaty of Nanking and 1844 Treaty of Whampoa allowed the establishment of the Shanghai International Settlement and the French Concession. The city then flourished as a center of commerce between China and other parts of the world (predominantly Western countries), and became the primary financial hub of the Asia-Pacific region in the 1930s. However, with the Communist Party takeover of the mainland in 1949......
Old Pou dong
The Bund----Cenotaph--the World War I Memorial
The Bund's Park
Shanghai Racing Club ---People's Park Now
the Whangpoo River
The Old China City
the Nanpu Bridge
Shanghai North Railway Station