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Shanghai, Huangpu District, Shanghai, 200010, China (31.22530 121.48905)

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Name: Shanghai topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 31.06530 121.32905 31.38530 121.64905
Minimum elevation: -1 m
Maximum elevation: 92 m
Average elevation: 4 m


The golden age of Shanghai began with its elevation to municipality on 7 July 1927. This new Chinese municipality covered an area of 494.69 km2 (191.0 sq mi), including the modern-day districts of Baoshan, Yangpu, Zhabei, Nanshi, and Pudong, but excluded the foreign concessions territories. Headed by a Chinese mayor and municipal council, the new city government's first task—the Greater Shanghai Plan—was to create a new city center in Jiangwan town of Yangpu district, outside the boundaries of the foreign concessions. The plan included a public museum, library, sports stadium, and city hall, which were partially constructed before being interrupted by the Japanese invasion.

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