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Shangdong

Lying in the lower reaches of the Huanghe River(Yellow River), Shandong borders on Hebei, Henan, Anhui and Jiangsu Provinces. Area: over 156000 kin Shandong is dominated by plains and hilly lands. Its central part is higher than the surrounding areas, and about 20 percent of its land is occupied by mountainous and hilly areas. Mt.Taishan, Mt.Mengshan, Mt.Laoshan, Mt.Lushan, Mt.Yishan and Mt.Culai are the main mountains of the province, among them, Mt.Taishan is the highest.

The Province has a temperate monsoon climate. The annual mean temperature is 11-14°C, and the annual precipitation is 550-950 mm.

Shandong is one of the birthplaces of the ancient Chinese civilization and has a recorded history of 4000 years.

It possesses famous sceneries with hills and waters,and numerous historic sites. Mt.Taishan, Mt.Laoshan in Qingdao,and the seasides in the eastern coastal area,are all national major famous scenic areas, in which, Mt.Taishan has been listed in the World Natural and Cultural Heritages by UNESCO in 1987. Other scenic spots include Confucian Temple, Confucius Residence and Confucian Woods in Qufu and Penlai Pavilion in Penglai City, etc.

The main local products include clocks and watches in Yantai, Pottery and porceliain in Zibo, Kites in Weifang, etc. Besides, Laiyang pear, Yantai apple, Leling date and Jimo grape are all famous in China, and Qingdao beer, however, is world-famous.

 

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Shangdong Province Map

 

 

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