Fast Facts

Location:
Shanghai is located along the East Coast of China flanked by the Yangtze River.

Area:
6340 sq km


Dialing code:
+86


Area Code:
+86/021


Emergency Numbers:
Fire: 119
Police: 110
Ambulance: 120
Telephone Directory Enquiry: 114(local numbers),
                                                      115 (international numbers)
Airport Enquiry: 021-6268-8918
Railway Enquiry: 021-6317-9090

Population:
18 million approximately

Languages:
Shanghinese, English

Time zone:
UTC +8 (China Standard Time)

Currency:
China Renminbi Yuan

Average January Temperatures:
4.5 °C


Average July Temperatures:
27.5 °C


Annual Rainfall:
1200 mm