Qingdao is located in the south of Shandong Peninsula (120' 22'E, 36' 4'N), with the Yellow Sea to the east and south, and the mainland to the west and,north. Qingdao covers an area of 10,654 SCl km. Lying in the temperate semi-humid continental d/mate zone, it is a well-known summer resort. Shilaoren National Holiday Resort, Mount Lao State-level Scenic Area, and Mashan State-level Natural Reserve are located here. The Seaside Scenic Area has beautiful scenery and a variety of well-preserved classical European style structures. The seaside Suplpture Garden and Sculpture Street in the eastern part of the city are now established tourist attractions.