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ID: 7023856
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Shanghai (inhabited place)  Shanghai (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 13 20 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.2222  decimal degrees
Long: 121 27 29 E  degrees minutes   Long: 121.4581  decimal degrees

Note: Largest city in China; prospered after 1840; one of first five treaty ports; attacked by Japanese 1932; scene of severe fighting during Japanese-Chinese War 1937; controlled by Japanese 1941; restored to China 1945; taken by Communists 1949.

Names:
Shanghai (preferred,C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Shang-hai (C,V)
Schanghai (C,V)
Chang-hai (C,V)
Shang-hai-shih (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
上海 (C,V,Chinese,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (nation)  ........  China (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Shanghai (municipality)  ............  Shanghai (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Shanghai (inhabited place)  ................  Shanghai (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
regional capital (C)
commercial center (C)
industrial center (C)
port (C)  ............  opened 1842
educational center (C)
treaty port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
上海..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chang-hai..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-33
Schanghai..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-157
Shanghai..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 181
Shang-hai..........  [VP]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1104
Shang-hai-shih..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1924465
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-157; I-33
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 181
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1104
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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