Shanghai, referred to as "Shanghai" or "Shen", is the birthplace of the Communist Party of China, a municipality directly under the Central Government of the People's Republic of China, a national center city, a megacity, and a key city in the Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo large bay area, with international economic, financial, trade, shipping, and technological innovations. Center, the first batch of coastal open cities. Located at the mouth of the Yangtze River, Shanghai is a leading city in the Yangtze River Economic Belt. The East China Sea is opposite the Japanese island of Kyushu, the south bank of Hangzhou Bay, and the north and the west are connected to Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces.
Shanghai Port’s cargo throughput and container throughput rank first in the world, and it is a good Jianghai international port with the China (Shanghai) Free Trade Pilot Zone, the first free trade zone in Mainland China. Shanghai and Anhui, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang together constitute the urban clusters of the Yangtze River Delta and are one of the six major urban agglomerations in the world.