Shandong is a coastal province of the People’s Republic of China and is part of the East China region on the banks of the Yellow River. It borders on the east with Bohai and Huanghai seas. It overlooks the Korean Peninsula and the Japan Archipelago across a vast stretch of sea. The location of the province which is at the intersection of ancient as well as modern north-south and east-west trading routes has helped to establish it as an economic center.
It is the second-most populous province of the country.
The economy of the Shandong
It is the 3rd richest province of the country. This province has played an important role in the economy of the country. It is the highest agriculture products exporter in the country. Winemaking has become a major source of employment in recent years. More than 40% of the grape wine of the country is produced in this region. It has the largest sapphire deposits in the world. It is also the highest consumer of fossil fuel in the country.
This province has the highest industrial output among all the provinces of the country.
Main cities and towns