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A Great Legacy
After running for 184 exciting and lively days, the curtain has finally descended on the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. As this great world event ends, heated discussion has started up about its significance, both internationally and for China
Expo Bids Adieu

The first Expo staged in a developing country in the event's 159-year history, the Expo in Shanghai attracted 246 participating countries and international organizations and 73 million visitors. Both figures are Expo records

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Green Legacy
Many green technologies exhibited at the Expo will have a lasting impact on future sustainable development for China and the rest of the world
Expo Pavilions Commended
Thirty four Expo's pavilions received awards for their achievements in terms of architectural structure, interior decoration and innovation
184 Days at the Expo
73 million visitors
The Shanghai World Expo drew 246 countries and international organizations, and attracted more than 73 million visitors

1,017 vehicles
Of 1,017 new-energy public transportation vehicles inside the Expo site, 196 used fuel cells, 321 were electric vehicles and 500 were hybrid vehicles

28,400 tons
The large-scale application of new energy vehicles inside the Expo site could reduce the emission of harmful substances by 118 tons and greenhouse gases by 28,400 tons

1,100 S&T achievements
The Expo showcased progress in science and technology. About 1,100 scientific and technological achievements with independent intellectual property rights were widely used
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