Some modifications of China related timezone info.
Wed Jul 13 23:14:41 UTC 2011
That's not true. According the data from "National Population and Family Commission of China", last year, Shanghai has 13.4 million resident population, while Beijing has 13.8 million resident population. At the same time, Shanghai has about 5.8 floating population, Beijing has about 3 million floating population.
So, Beijing has more resident population than Shanghai, though the total population is less.
The data from:
(Sorry, they are in Chinese)
Both for 2005 year.
On 4/28/06, David Keegel <djk at cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> My research on google suggests Beijing is about 15 million population,
> and Shanghai is about 18-20 million.
> On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 01:02:16PM +0800, Zhe Su wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Following this rule, "Asia/Beijing" should be used instead of
> > "Asia/Shanghai", because more people prefer "Asia/Beijing" in China,
> > as Beijing has more people than Shanghai :-)
> > Regards
> > James Su
> _____ David Keegel <djk at cybersource.com.au>
> Cybersource P/L: Linux/Unix Systems Administration
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