Qinhuangdao is located in the northeastern corner of Hebei Province, between 118º 33'and 199º 51'E, between 39º 23'and 40º 37'N, It is in proximity to the Bohai Bay on its south and leans on Mount Yanshan on the north. To its Northeast it connects the boundary of Liaoning Province,Suizhong country and 220 kilometer to Tianjin and 280 kilometer to Beijing.to its southwest 483 kilometer the capital of Hebei province. The Great Wall stretches across all the way through the entire city. With an excellent geographical position, it is the conjunction area between North China economic zone and Northeast China economic zone.
Qinhuangdao has a long history. It is the first emperor of Qin Dynasty who once stationed here on his eastern inspection tour in 215 B.C and Who sent Lu Sheng of Yan State to seek immortals off the sea, hence the place was named as Qinhuangdao(island of Emperor Qin). In May 1983, it became a city under the direct jurisdiction of Hebei Province. In April 1984, it was approved by the State Council as one of the 14 coastal cities further opened to the outside world.now it is the important port of trading and it is also national tourism city with AAAA in the north china.