Qingdao is a major city in eastern Shandong Province. Located on China's Yellow Sea coast, it is a major nodal city of the One Belt, One Road Initiative that connects Asia with Europe. It has the highest GDP of any city in the province. Administered at the sub-provincial level, Qingdao has jurisdiction over six districts and four county-level cities. As of 2014, Qingdao had a population of 9,046,200 with an urban population of 6,188,100. Lying across the Shandong Peninsula and looking out to the Yellow Sea, it borders the prefecture-level cities of Yantai to the northeast, Weifang to the west and Rizhao to the southwest.

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Population: 9.05 million (2014)

Area: 4,257 sq miles

Nearby airport: Qingdao Liuting International Airport

Colleges and universities:

  • Qingdao University
  • Ocean University of China
  • Qingdao University of Science and Technology
  • Qingdao Technological University
  • Shandong University of Science and Technology
  • Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao
  • Qingdao Ocean Shipping Mariner's College