According to the latest statistical bulletin issued by Shanghai Municipal Bureau of statistics, the total permanent population of Shanghai at the end of 2015 was 24152700, a decrease of 104100 compared with that at the end of 2014. Statistics show that at the end of 2015, the permanent population of Shanghai registered permanent residence was 14.3362 million, and the permanent population of foreign residents was 9.8165 million. Compared with the end of 2014, the number of foreign permanent residents decreased by 147700, a year-on-year decrease of 1.5%.
Shanghai has a subtropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons, full sunshine and abundant rainfall. The climate of Shanghai is mild and humid, with short spring and autumn, long winter and summer. In 2013, the average temperature of the city was 17.6 ℃, the sunshine was 1885.9 hours, and the precipitation was 1173.4 mm. More than 60% of the annual rainfall is concentrated in the flood season from May to September.
Shanghainese dishes refer to local dishes in Shanghai. The characteristics can be summed up in thick oil and red sauce (rich in oil, heavy in sugar and colorful in color). The commonly used cooking methods are braised in brown sauce, simmer and sugar. The taste is salty with sweetness, but not greasy. Among the fried dishes of our sect, the special dishes in meat dishes include fried eel paste, fried river shrimp, hairy crab with oil sauce, braised river eel in pot, braised circle, tripe of Buddha's hand, braised fish, braised chicken with chestnut, etc., which truly embodies the characteristics of thick oil and red sauce of our dishes. There are various seasonal vegetables in Shanghai according to different seasons. Malantou, shepherd's purse, chicken hair vegetable, Shanghai rape are very refreshing. Breakfast for citizens - four King Kong: pancakes, fried dough sticks, rice and tofu paste.
Best travel time
March- May and September- November
Shanghai is a city with four distinct seasons. The best travel time is spring and autumn.
December february: it's cold in winter in Shanghai, and the temperature in the daytime is generally kept at about several degrees. Due to the high humidity and cool body, sometimes it is even colder indoors than outdoors. Tourists should pay attention to adding clothes to keep warm. Winter is not the peak season of Shanghai tourism. Air tickets and hotel prices are stable.
March May: spring is the time when Shanghai flowers are in full bloom and the sun is shining. The local Qingpu plum blossom, Fengxian rape flower, Pudong peach blossom and Songjiang blue bamboo shoot are open for the second time. They are very beautiful. The temperature is about 20 degrees, which is very suitable for outdoor activities. Spring is also a good time to travel to Shanghai. The price of air tickets and hotels will rise to a certain extent.
June to August: in summer, plum rain comes in June and July. The whole day's rain has an impact on the trip. Tourists need to bring rain gear. In August, with the heat wave rolling in Shanghai, the high temperature above 30 ℃ is frequent, so tourists need to do a good job in heatstroke prevention. Summer is the summer time, and the price of air tickets and hotels will continue to rise.
From September to November, the autumn scenery of Shanghai is pleasant, the temperature is maintained at 23 degrees up and down, the body feels comfortable and suitable for travel. Autumn is also the best time to taste hairy crabs. At this time, hairy crabs have yellow feet, thick crab fat and are coveted.