The Expo Site covers a total area of 5.28 sq k, including the enclosed area and outside areas of support facilities. The Expo Site spans both sides of the Huangpu River, with 3.93 sq km in Pudong and 1.35 sq km in Puxi. The enclosed area measures 3.28 sq km, with 2.39 sq km in Pudong and 0.9 sq km in Puxi.
The Expo Site is equipped with many facilities in both enclosed and outdoor areas. The enclosed areas cover a total area of 3.28 sq km, with 2.39 sq km in Pudong and 0.9 sq km in Puxi. The site for World Expo 2010 is divided into five zones, marked A, B, C, D and E, each of which has an average area of 60 hectares.
Shanghai Expo Site Location Map - Click the map to enlarge it!
Types of Pavilions
Three types of pavilions to be grounded by the Continent each country belongs to or by their nature are available for official participants:
- Type 1: refer to pavilion designed and built by an official participant on the plot allocated by the organizer, or self-built pavilion.
- Type 2: refer to a stand-alone pavilion built by the Organizer and rented to an official participant, or Rented Pavilions;
- Type 3: refer to the covered exhibition space in a joint pavilion constructed by the Organizer and allocated to developing countries free of charge, or Joint Pavilion.
There are 12 pavilion groups, 8 of which in the Pudong Section and 4 in the Puxi Section, each with an average area of 10-15 hectares.
There are 26 pavilion clusters, each covering 2-3 hectares. The average floor area enables a pavilion cluster to accommodate 40-45 exhibition units. In order to make it convenient for the visitors, small canteens, shops, telephones, toilets, nursing services and other public facilities will be built in each pavilion cluster.
There are five functional zones marked A, B, C, D and E respectively, each with an average area of 60 hectares.
Zone A is located between the Expo Boulevard to the west and the Bailianjing rivulet to the east in the Pudong Section. Zone A will host China Pavilion and national pavilions for Asian countries except Southeast Asian ones.
Zone B covers an area between Zone A to the east and Lupu Bridge to the west, hosting national pavilions of Southeast Asian and Oceanian countries, Pavilions for international Organizations, Theme Pavilions, Expo Centre and Performance Center.
Zone C is located in Houtan to the west of Lupu Bridge in the Pudong Section. It will host European, American and Africa national pavilion clusters. A large public amusement park of about 10 hectares will be built at the entrance.
Zone D is located to the west of the Expo Boulevard in the Puxi Section. The land is one of the original places of modern Chinese national industry and the site of the Jiangnan Shipyard. Some of the old industrial buildings will be kept and renovated into corporate pavilions. The docklands and slipway to the east of the corporate pavilions will be reserved and made into space for outdoor public exhibition and cultural exchange.
Zone E is located to the east of the Expo Boulevard in the Puxi Section, which will host stand-alone corporate pavilions, Urban Civilization Pavilion, Urban Exploration Pavilion and the Urban Best Practices Area.
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