World Expo 2010 Shanghai - Expo 2010

Better city, better life

May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010


* Official name: Expo Shanghai 2010
* Theme: Better City, Better Life
* Duration: 1 May to 31 October 2010
* Location: between Nanpu Bridge and Lupu Bridge in central Shanghai on both sides of the Huangpu River
* Area: 528 hectares
* Emblem: China Pavilion
* Participants: 242 countries and international organisations
* Number of visitors expected: 70 million
* Visitors: 73.8 million
* Cost of the exhibition: 4.3 billion dollars
* Total cost of the exhibition including infrastructure: $58 billion
* Entrance fee: 200 yuan for a peak day and 160 yuan for an abnormal day. 400 yuan for a 3-day ticket and 900 yuan for a 7-day ticket.