What is another word for shanghai?

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[ ʃaŋhˈa͡ɪ], [ ʃaŋhˈa‍ɪ], [ ʃ_a_ŋ_h_ˈaɪ]

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Shanghai, officially the Municipality of Shanghai, is one of the most populous and prosperous cities in China, with a population of more than 23 million as of 2012. Formerly known as the French Concession and then the International Settlement, Shanghai became a municipality in 1912. The city has since expanded far beyond its historic boundaries, with new districts, suburbs and industrial parks under development. Shanghai has the world's largest city skyline and has been recognised as one of the world's most influential financial centres.

Shanghai is famous for its colonial architecture and its futuristic metro system, which has the largest passenger volume in the world.

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