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Shanghai City Statistics
Shanghai City Overview - TravelPuppy.com
Location Shanghai Special Municipality, China
Country telephone code 86
Population 7,500,000 (city); 16,730,000 (metropolitan
Ethnic mix 99% Han Chinese, with more than 50 ethnic
groups comprising the remaining 1% of the
population, including 50,000 Muslims and
some 40,000 expatriates
Religion 98% Buddhist and Taoist, 1% Christian, 1%
Muslim and other denominations
Time zone GMT + 8 (GMT + 7 from last Sunday in March
to Saturday before last Sunday in October)
Electricity 220 volts AC, 50Hz; three-pin Australian-style
plugs are standard but two-pin and other
socket types can also be found
Average January temp 3°C (45°F)
Average July temp 28°C (77°F)
Annual rainfall 1200mm (47.2 inches)