Qingdao is located at the southern tip of the Shandong Peninsula (35°35' ~ 37°09'N, 119°30'~ 121°00'E). A unique blend of sea and mountains and a pleasant climate make Qingdao extraordinary. Qingdao has a total coastline (including its islands) of 870 kilometers, 730 kilometers of which are continental coastline, accounting for one fourth of the total length in Shandong. There are numerous capes and coves along the tortuous coastline.
Qingdao has 7 urban districts and 5 county-level cities under its jurisdiction with a total area of 10,654 square kilometers and a population of 7,156,500. The urban area measures 1,102 square kilometers and urban residents total 2,41,740. (qingdaochina.org)