2007-08-29 06:19:32 GMT 2007-08-29 14:19:32 (Beijing Time) BOCOG
A bird's eye view of the Stadium at night
Competition: Football Preliminary
Category: Existing Competition Venue
Shanghai is situated in the middle of the east coastline and southern wing of the Yangtze River Delta. It is China's major industrial and commercial centre. Shanghai has a population of over 13.5 million, ranking first in China in terms of population and population density. It is an important hub for land, marine and air transportation in China, with its ports ice-free all the year round.