Qingdao is located in the southern part of Shandong Peninsula, at 119°30′～121°00′ east longitude and 35°35′～37°09′ north latitude, bordering the Yellow Sea in the east and in the south, adjacent to Yantai in the northeast, to Weifang in the west and to Rizhao in the southwest. The city's total area is 11,293 km2 of which the urban area (including seven districts： Shenan, Shibei, Licang, Laoshan, Qingdao West Coast New District, Chengyang and Jimo) is 5,226 km2 and the total area of the three county-level cities of Jiaozhou, Pingdu and Laixi is 6,067 km2.
As of November 1, 2020, the resident population of Qingdao was 10,071,700, of which the urban population was 7,172,500. There were 55 ethnic minorities in Qingdao, with a total population of 117,769. Among them, the 10 ethnic minorities with the largest population include 38,985 Koreans, 23,962 Manchus, 10,711 Hui people, 10,447 Mongolians, 6,331 Miao people, 3,925 Yi people, 3,518 Tujia people, 2,623 Zhuang people, 2,237 Buyi people and 2,210 Uyghur people. And there were 12,820 people from the other 45 ethnic minorities.
(Party History Research Institute of Qingdao Municipal Party Committee)