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26. Shanghai


Shanghai shànghǎi 上海   



This stamp was issued in 1996 in a set of 6 stamps showing different pictures of Shanghai. 


Shanghai is the largest city in China. It is on the east coast. Shanghai means on the sea. 


The character for sea has changed over time from a simple picture. 


Suggested activities:

  • Find out about the city of Shanghai. 
  • Find out the name of the capital city of China. 

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