Shandong is a monstly flat, coastal province of eastern China. It is located in the lower reaches of the Huang He (Yellow River) and extends out to sea in the form of the Shandong Peninsula. Shandong's name literally means "mountains' east", which refers to the province's location east of the Taihang Mountains. Shandong is the birthplace of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. It has a temperate climate, with moist summers and dry, cold winters. Its capital is the city of Jinan.
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