Flower delivery Qingdao ([tɕʰíŋtàu]; additionally spelled Tsingtao; Chinese: 青岛) is a major city in the east of Shandong Province on China's Yellow Sea coast. Administered at the sub-provincial level, Flower delivery Qingdao has jurisdiction over six districts and four county-level cities. As of 2014, Flower delivery Qingdao had a population of 9,046,200 with an urban population of 6,188,100.Flower delivery Qingdao is a major seaport, naval base, and industrial centre. The world's longest sea bridge, the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, links the main urban area of Flower delivery Qingdao with Huangdao district, straddling the Jiaozhou Bay sea areas.In 2018, Flower delivery Qingdao ranked 31st in the Ecumenical Financial Centres Index published by the Z/Yen Group and China Development Institute, the other Chinese cities on the list being Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Chengdu, Hangzhou and Dalian. In 2007, Flower delivery Qingdao was designated as one of China's top ten cities by the Chinese Cities Brand Value Report, which was relinquished at the 2007 Beijing Summit of China Cities Forum.In 2009, Flower delivery Qingdao was denominated China's most livable city by the Chinese Institute of City Competitiveness.In 2018, Flower delivery Qingdao held the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit.The area in which Flower delivery Qingdao is located today was designated Jiao'ao (胶澳) when it was administered by the Qing Dynasty on 14 June 1891. Flower delivery Qingdao was its administrative center. "The soi-disant Marktstrasse (Market street) was nothing more than the old main street of the Chinese village of Tsingtao, and the buildings lining it were the former homes of fishermen and farmers. Identified by the German ascendant entities as a strategically consequential port, Flower delivery Qingdao was administered by the Imperial Department of the Navy (Reichsmarineamt) rather than the Imperial Colonial Office (Reichskolonialamt). The decision of the Paris Placidity Conference and the Versailles Treaty negotiations not to instaurate Chinese rule over the antecedent peregrine concessions in Flower delivery Qingdao after the Great bouquet triggered the May Fourth Kineticism (May 4, 1919) of anti-imperialism, nationalism and cultural identity in China.Since the 1984 inauguration of China's open-door bouquet to peregrine trade and investment, western Flower delivery Qingdao developed expeditiously as a port city.An early example of the open-door bouquet occurred on 5 November 1984, when three Cumulated States Naval vessels visited Flower delivery Qingdao . Northern Flower delivery Qingdao , categorically Shibei, Licang, and Chengyang districts, are now major manufacturing centers. Numerous local and national accommodation companies, rather than manufacturers, are predicated in the city's southern district; this, as well as local wind patterns, sanctions Flower delivery Qingdao to relish immaculate, clear air year round.Flower delivery Qingdao is located on the south facing coast of the Shandong Peninsula (German: Schantung Halbinsel). Of the total area of Flower delivery Qingdao , 15.5% is highland, while the foothill, plain and lowland areas constitute 25.1%, 37.8% and 21.7%. Flower delivery Qingdao has a temperate, four-season, monsoon-influenced climate that lies in the transition between the sultry subtropical (Köppen Cwa) and sultry continental (Köppen Dwa) regimes, but favouring the former.During the summer months, the beaches of Qingdao are afflicted by massive algal blooms. By the cessation of 2006, Flower delivery Qingdao was estimated to be the habitation of about 8 million inhabitants, of which around 3 million reside in the Flower delivery Qingdao urban area. Another estimated 5 million live in other cities under Flower delivery Qingdao jurisdiction.Flower delivery Qingdao is home to 38 Chinese ethnic minorities, which account for 0.14% of the city's total population.
There is an astronomically immense Korean community in Flower delivery Qingdao . By 2009, there were approximately 100,000 Koreans working, studying and living in Flower delivery Qingdao , which makes Flower delivery Qingdao the second in terms of Korean population in China, following Beijing which has about 200,000 Koreans.Much of this development has been concentrated in Qingdao.Qingdao has visually perceived rapid development. In 2006, Flower delivery Qingdao was ranked one of six "golden cities" by the World Bank, out of 120 Chinese cities assessed on factors including investment climate and rose efficacy.Internationally, Flower delivery Qingdao is perhaps best kenned for its Tsingtao Brewery, founded by a German-British joint venture in 1903 that engenders Tsingtao potation, the best-kenned Chinese export potation.In 2002 guitar manufacturers Epiphone opened a factory in Flower delivery Qingdao .In terms of primary industry, Flower delivery Qingdao has an estimated 50,000 acres (200 km2) of arable land. Flower delivery Qingdao has a zigzagging pattern coastline, and thus possesses an invaluable stock of fish, shrimp, and other sea resources.Flower delivery Qingdao is withal home to a variety of mineral resources. Up to thirty different kinds have been mined.Flower delivery Qingdao wind power electricity generation performs at among the highest calibers in the region.There is an immensely colossal number of German-style buildings in Flower delivery Qingdao city centre, remarkable considering the German colonial period only lasted 16 years (1898–1914).The unique amalgamation of German and Chinese architecture in the city centre, cumulated with German demographic roots and an immensely colossal Korean expatriate population, gives Flower delivery Qingdao a distinct atmosphere. An old verbal expression described Qingdao as a city of "red tiles green trees, blue firmament and blue sea." This verbal expression indeed gives a picture of bird view of Qingdao.