About Yantai/烟台

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Yantai, a prefecture-level city in Shandong Province, is one of the central cities on the Shandong Peninsula and an important port city in the Bohai Rim region. It is located in the northeast of Shandong Peninsula, connecting Weihai in the east, Weifang and Qingdao in the west, the Yellow Sea in the south, and the Bohai Sea in the north, facing the Liaodong Peninsula, and facing Dalian across the sea. Yantai has a land area of 13,745.95 square kilometers, a coastline of 909 kilometers, and borders the Bohai and Yellow Seas, with 63 islands. Yantai City has jurisdiction over 4 districts, 1 county, and 7 county-level cities; as of the end of 2018, the resident population was 7,218,800. Yantai is an important node city in the Bohai Rim Economic Circle, a backbone city of the Shandong Peninsula Blue Economic Zone, one of China's first 14 coastal open cities, a coastal city in China, the only international grape wine city in Asia, and the “Belt and Road” national strategy It will focus on building port cities, national historical and cultural cities, and national civilized cities. It is also a famous "snow nest" in China with Weihai. On December 7, 2016, Yantai was listed by the State Council as the third batch of national new-type urbanization comprehensive pilot areas. In 2017, Yantai was selected as the fifth national civilized city. Yantai achieved the goal of "five consecutive championships" of the civilized cities in the country, becoming the only prefecture-level city in the province and the only two cities in the country that won the "five consecutive championships" of civilized cities. In 2018, China's top 100 cities ranked 24th. In the first half of 2018, the top 100 cities in China ranked 19th. In November 2018, it was selected as one of the top 100 cities in China for a comprehensive well-off index. In December, it was named the 8th best prefecture-level city in mainland China.