Shanghai has changed a lot over the past few years, in size, in population, in economical and industrial growth.
Especially over the past few decades, the town has really expanded and changed.
Shanghai has more skyscrapers than New York city and a more expansive public tranportation system than London.
The photo below was taken by a Reuters photographer in 1987 of the financial district of Pudong and then it is overlaid with a photograph from photographer Carlos Barria in 2013 from the same vantage point.
What a difference in just 26 years.
A look at satellite images can show how much the city has expanded as well.