- a maritime province in E China. 59,189 sq. mi. (153,299 sq. km). Capital: Jinan.
- a peninsula in the E part of this province, extending into the Yellow Sea.
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Data suggested worsening air pollution levels in Inner Mongolia and Shandong, he said.China’s Chernobyl Cleans Up Its Act
October 25, 2012
Biography Mo Yan was born to a family of farmers in the Gaomi township in Shandong province in northeastern China.60 Second Guide to Mo Yan: 2012 Winner of Nobel Prize for Literature
The Daily Beast
October 11, 2012
While they were invented in Shandong about seven years ago, they've just now caught on and are being mass-produced.
It's' a new kind of "protective head mask" that is all the rage in China's Shandong province.
I also hope the central government will keep its promise to investigate Shandong officials.Chen Guangcheng’s Flight to Freedom
May 20, 2012
- a province of NE China, on the Yellow Sea and the Gulf of Chihli: part of the earliest organized state of China (1520–1030 bc); consists chiefly of the fertile plain of the lower Yellow River, with mountains over 1500 m (5000 ft) high in the centre. Capital: Jinan. Pop: 91 250 000 (2003 est). Area: 153 300 sq km (59 189 sq miles)
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