Get to know Shandong in 70 seconds
Updated : 2019-08-29
Shandong province covers an area of 155,800 sq km with a population of 100.47 million and a coastline of 3,345 km.
As one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization, Shandong is famous for Confucius and Mencius — well-known ancient Chinese philosophers.
◆ 214 companies listed in Fortune Global 500 have branches in Shandong, contributing to the province's economic growth.
◆ More Chinese companies based in Shandong are going global, such as Haier, Hisense and Inspur.
◆ The expenditure on social welfare accounts for 79 percent of all spending. People's well-being is the top priority of the government.
◆ "Friendly Shandong" welcomes you. With a tradition of hospitality, Shandong beckons travelers from all lands.