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Tsingtao Travel Guide, China

It was during the Qing dynasty of China when a Romanization method was used to name various cities of China. This method was approved by Joint - Session Conference of Imperial Postal and since then many cities are known by their Roman names along with the general names.

Similarly, Tsingtao is the postal map name for the city of Qingdao. This city of Tsingtao is located in the Province of Shandong in People’s Republic of China. The city of Tsingtao is also famous by many other names like Jiāo'ào (which was used before the Qing Dynasty) and Tsingtau (which is a German word which was used during the concession period). Qingdao is the modern name for the city and Tsingtao is the postal name.

The population of urban section of Tsingtao is around 3 million while the total population of Tsingtao City is around 8 million inhabitants. This was found in the census conducted by the end of year 2006. There are few more cities which come under the jurisdiction of Tsingtao and the population of all these cities is around 5 million inhabitants. Even though the population of this city is above average still the living standards of this city have touched unexpected heights due to the foresightedness of the local government.

 The best Chinese beer, the Tsingtao beer, is produced in this city of Tsingtao itself. The company which produces Tsingtao beer is Tsingtao Brewery and its cornerstone was laid somewhere in 1903 by the German settlers of those times. Many other industries are also part of this city of Tsingtao and these have helped the economy of Tsingtao to grow exponentially.

Industries in the city of Tsingtao were growing so heavily that the local government created three different industrial zones which have helped the authorities to govern various industries with improved comfort levels. Those industrial zones are Free Trade Zone of Tsingtao, Economic and Technological Development Area of Tsingtao, and the Tsingtao High-tech Industrial Zone of Tsingtao.

The city of Tsingtao faces four regular seasons and every season touches its extreme. The summers are very hot (although the coastal winds help the locals of Tsingtao a lot), winters are very cold with temperatures touching freezing points many times, spring is bearable, and the wild season of autumn hits the city every year.

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