About Tsingtao

Tsingtao, a prefecture-level city in Shandong Province, is planned to be a separate city or a sub-provincial city. It is an important coastal city and an international port city approved by the State Council and is also the economic center of Shandong Province.

青岛,山东省地级市,计划单列市、副省级市,是国务院批复确定的国家沿海重要中心城市、国际性港口城市,也是山东省经济中心。

Tsingtao is located in the southeast coast of the Shandong Peninsula, in the eastern part of the Jiaodong Peninsula, in the forefront of the China-Japan-Korea Free Trade Zone.

青岛地处山东半岛东南部沿海,胶东半岛东部,中日韩自贸区的前沿地带。

It is close to the Yellow Sea and faces the Korean Peninsula across the sea. It is adjacent to Yantai in the northeast, Weifang in the west, and Rizhao in the southwest. It has a total area of 11,282 square kilometers and governs 7 districts and administers 3 county-level cities.

濒临黄海,隔海与朝鲜半岛相望,东北与烟台毗邻,西与潍坊相连,西南与日照接壤;总面积11282平方公里,辖7个区,代管3个县级市。

 

Tsingtao has a beautiful scenery and pleasant climate. A harmonious picture of mountains, sea and city is painted in which one can see the winding coastline, islands and beautiful buildings whose red-roofs are held in the embrace of verdant trees. Many of the European-style buildings used to be home to many famous figures.

青岛依山傍海,风光秀丽,气候宜人。红瓦、绿树、碧海、蓝天交相映出青岛美丽的身姿;赤礁、细浪、彩帆、金色沙滩构成青岛美丽的风景线;历史、宗教、民俗、风土人情、节日庆典赋予了青岛旅游丰富的文化内涵。浓缩近代历史文化的名人故居;具有典型欧式风格的各国建筑,形成了中西合璧的特色。



In cooperation with the Beijing Olympic Games 2008, Tsingtao held the sailing competition. This great event brings a great opportunity for this charming city to build its bright future.

2008年北京第29届奥运会奥帆赛和第13届残奥会帆船比赛在青岛奥林匹克帆船中心举行。