Lianyungang is located in the center of China's vast ocean area, the northeast of Jiangsu Province and the extreme north of the Yangtze River Delta, and the junction of China's coastal economic belt and the Longhai-lanxin economic belt.
It neighbors the Yellow Sea in the east, the Central Plains in the west, Shandong Province in the north and the Yangtze River and the Huaihe River in the south.
Affected by sea, here is with humid monsoon climate, four distinct seasons, abundant sunshine and mild climate. Its average annual temperature is 14℃ and the average annual precipitation is 930mm.
Lianyungang has a total area of about 7500 square kilometers, total coastlines of 211.58km and beach of 106,000 hectares. It has a population of 4,970,000 (by the end of 2010), which includes the urban population of 935,000.
Lianyungang governs four counties (Ganyu County, Donghai County, Guanyun County, Guannan County) and three districts (Xinpu District, Haizhou District, Lianyun District) and the state-level Lianyungang Economic & Technological Development Zone, Xuwei New Area and the Science, Education & Pioneer Park.