Shanghai-icon.png Shanghai

Shanghaiball is a special administrative region of China-icon.png Chinaball a Chinese cityball and the most populous city in China-icon.png Chinaball and the largest city proper by population in the world with about 26 million people (2019). Zhejiangball and Jiangsuball are his friends actually back yard gardens. He has the tallest building in Chinaball and the second tallest building in the world, the Shanghai Tower.


Shanghaiball was founded from around the 5th–7th century as an irrelevant small fishing village on the Yangtze. Fast forward to early 1400s, Shanghai had to build to wall around himself to defend against Japanese pirate raid. Then an Italian Jesuit named Matteo Ricci came and brought Christianity. Then the British and other Europeans came and Shanghai can into relevance by favorable port location and economic potential. Then came World War II, when Shanghai got invaded by the Japanese. His brother Nanjingball unfortunately got, well... "屠杀-ed". After that, he made Shanghai into the Great Wayball, which later ceded to the Reformed Government. Then Mao Zedong and the Communists came and Shanghai's became irrelevant again. Then we have Deng Xiaoping and Shanghai can back into relevance. Then Dongfang Mingzhuta tallest building in China. Now is one of the world's most powerful cities.

Shangaiball's biggest dream is to be his capital.

Franceball gave Shanghaiball hers own special criterium cycling race in 2017 like she did for Saitamaball four years prior, featuring many of her beloved Tour de France's biggest stars.


  • China-icon.png Chinaball - Father, a lot of communist officials come from my clay. He is of proud of me for being the richest city. MAKE ME CAPITAL
  • Jiangsuball - Brother
  • Zhejiangball - Brother
  • Beijing-icon.png Beijingball - Rival in football
  • Hong Kong-icon.png Hong Kongball Good partner and skyscraper rival!
  • Inner Mongolia-icon.png Inner Mongoliaball - Thank you...Thank you to take good care of our orphans, your heart is as lenient as Mongolian grassland, yuo good person.
  • Antwerpen-icon.png Antwerpball (city) - Belgian sister. Has Chinatown at Van Wesenbekestraat
  • Hamhungball - sister and North Koreaball's second largest city
  • Liverpoolball - British counterpart with oldest Chinese community in Europe from shipping lines between us.
  • Manila-icon.png Manilaball - Binondo in Manilaball is oldest Chinatown on Earthball
  • Milan-icon.png Milanball - Chinese quarter here since 1920s, brother since 1979
  • Montreal-icon.png Montrealball - Canadian friend. There has been Chinatown here since 1877.
  • Mumbai-icon.png Mumbaiball - Shoots Bollywood films in my clay. Good tourist. But my father hates his father.
  • NYC-icon.png New York Cityball - American counterpart and we both want to become capital soon!
  • Rotterdam-icon.png Rotterdamball - Dutch counterpart. Has Chinatown in West-Kruiskade.
  • San Francisco-icon.png San Franciscoball - American counterpart and oldest Chinatown in North America
  • Tokyo-icon.png Tokyoball - My role model and his anime are imported here in Shanghai but I banned your some popular animes here sorry...
  • Yokohama-icon.png Yokohamaball - My long time Japanese sister cityball since 1973. Home of Yokohama Chinatown.
  • France-icon.png Franceball - Thankings yuo for bike race!
  • Japan-icon.png Japanball - Thanks for the anime, he of brings lots of companies here to make me rich.
  • USA-icon.png USAball - AIYA! Why did you do this do me? Hopefully it doesn’t happen....but I support you and SUPPORT ME IN RETURN!!!!
  • Russia-icon.png Russiaball - WHAT!?! YOU TOO?


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