Fun Facts About Shanghai

Shanghai is an amazing place and many people who have had the privilege of visiting it talk about just how wonderful it is. Well today we are going to look at some of the things that make Shanghai such an interesting place. Some of these little facts may very sell surprise you.

They Have There Own Language

Many people seem to be of the impression that the people of Shanghai simply speak Chinese. Well they have there very own dialect of course called Shanghainese.

There Famous TV Tower

Shanghai has a very famous TV tower that has appeared in many movies and TV shows over the years. In many cases the tower gets destroyed or blown up. It recently was featured in the Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer movie.

They Learn English Young

While in the western world kids seem to in many cases learn a second language in high school. Well there is no messing around in Shanghai. Right from the very first grade they are teaching there kids how to speak and read English.

Big In China

Shanghai is the largest city in the whole of China. Well in terms of urban population it is. It is also the economical capitol of China.

Largest Cargo Port

In 2005 Shanghai became the world’s largest cargo port. It is just insane how busy it is.

Great Public Transport

One amazing thing about Shanghai is there public transport system. Most specifically there busses. Shanghai has the largest bus system in the whole wide world. And what is even crazier is that despite all these busses they are still very over crowded!