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Qingdao is a port city in the Shandong province of China, located at the southern tip of the Shandong Peninsula[?], in Jiaozhou Bay[?], facing the Yellow Sea. The name of the port used to be romanised as Tsingtao.

Qingdao has seven urban districts and five county level cities under its jurisdiction.

The city became a German concession in 1897 and was occupied by Japan in 1914. The city reverted to Chinese rule in 1922, but was occupied by Japan again during the Second World War.

Qingao is famous for the Tsingtao Brewery, which was founded in 1903 by German settlers, and produces the Tsingtao[?] beer.

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