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Wikipedia: Shandong
Shandong
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Shandong (山东; formerly transliterated as Shan-tung) is a coastal province of eastern People's Republic of China. Located in the lower reaches of the Huang He (Yellow River), it borders on the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea.

山东省
Province Abbreviation(s): 鲁 (Lu)
Capital Jinan
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 19th
156,700 km²
xx%
Population
 - Total (end of 2001)
 - Density
Ranked 2nd
90,410,000
591/km²
Administration Type Province

History

Shandong became a province during the Ming dynasty.

Geography

Neighboring provinces: Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan, and Hebei.

Shandong is located in the lower reaches of the Huang He (Yellow River). It borders on the Bohai Gulf and the Yellow Sea. Coastline: 3,000 km.

The Grand Canal of China flows through Shandong.

Major cities:

Other geographical features include:
  • Laizhou Bay - the southernmost of the 3 bays of the Bohai Sea
  • Shandong Peninsula - southern limit of the Bohai Sea

Economy

Shandong ranks first among the provinces in the production of a variety of products, including cotton and wheat as well as precious metals such as gold and diamonds.

Demographics

Culture

Tourism

Miscellaneous topics

Colleges and universities

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Modified by Geona