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The Shandong
Shandong
Peninsula
Peninsula
is a peninsula in Shandong
Shandong
province in eastern China, between the Bohai Sea
Bohai Sea
to the north and the Yellow Sea
Yellow Sea
to the south.[1]

Contents

1 Geography 2 History 3 See also 4 References

Geography[edit] The waters bordering the peninsula are Laizhou Bay
Laizhou Bay
to the northwest, which opens into the Bohai Sea
Bohai Sea
to the north, which in turn passes through the Bohai Strait
Bohai Strait
to the northeast into the Yellow Sea
Yellow Sea
to the east and south. The peninsula's territory comprises three prefecture-level cities of Shandong
Shandong
province: Qingdao
Qingdao
in the southwest, Yantai
Yantai
in the north and centre, and Weihai
Weihai
at the eastern tip. History[edit] See also: Shandong
Shandong
Problem The Kiautschou Bay concession
Kiautschou Bay concession
was a concession of the German Empire from 1898 to 1914 located around Jiaozhou Bay, where the village of Qingdao
Qingdao
(Tsingtao) developed into a major seaport. As a consequence of the First World War, Germany lost Qingdao
Qingdao
and its sphere of influence in Shandong. The Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Versailles
transferred the German concessions in Shandong
Shandong
to the Empire of Japan
Empire of Japan
instead of restoring Chinese sovereignty over the area. Popular dissatisfaction with this outcome, referred to as the Shandong
Shandong
Problem, led to the May Fourth Movement. Shandong
Shandong
reverted to Chinese control in 1922 after mediation by the United States during the Washington Naval Conference. Weihai followed in 1930. However, Japan retained economic influence in the area. See also[edit]

Geography of China

References[edit]

^ "Shandong". ChinaCulture.org. Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 17 May 2014. 

Coordinates: 37°N 121°E / 37°N 121°E / 37; 121

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