Shangapore

Shangapore is a city on the Southern coastline of China just a few hundred miles south of Hangzhou.

Map of china

It began as a fishing port, but it’s horseshoe harbour though small, proved to be both tactically and economically important and by 1839 and the start of the first Opium War, it was already growing in importance.

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Shangapore

Shangapore: The Eye of the Lotus Witsend