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Geography of Qinhuangdao
16:07, July 28, 2008

Qinhuangdao (Simplified Chinese: 秦皇岛) is a city in the Hebei Province, in China. It is located approx. 300 km east of Beijing, on the Bo Hai (see Bohai Sea), the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea.

Since the elevation of Tianjin to a provincial-level municipality, Qinhuangdao is the chief port of Hebei province. The Qin emperor Qin Shi Huang is said to have sought immortality on an island in the Haigang district, but did not find it.

Qinhuangdao has three main developed areas:

Beidaihe: a seaside resort. Many political decisions affecting China are made here, making it the eqivalent to resorts in Maine or Camp David in Maryland in the United States.

Haigang District: the harbor city. Qinhuangdao proper. Home of Yan Shan University, the leading university in NE Hebei province.

Shanhaiguan: a popular tourist destination, featuring the eastern end of the Great Wall.

Qinhuangdao's Olympic Sports Centre Stadium will be used as an Olympic Competition Venue (Football Preliminary) during the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Source: wikipedia.org


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