This article is about a city in Shandong. For Jiaozhi/Jiaozhou in historical China after Tang, see Annam (Chinese province)
. For Jiaozhi/Jiaozhou in historical China before Tang, see Jiaozhi
Jiaozhou (simplified Chinese: 胶州; traditional Chinese: 膠州; pinyin: Jiāozhōu), formerly Jiaoxian or Jiao County, is a county-level city of Qingdao sub-provincial city, Shandong Province, China. It gained its current county-level city designation in 1987. It has an area of 1,313 km2 and a population at the 2000 Census of 783,478.
Coordinates: 36°14′53″N 119°57′45″E / 36.24806°N 119.96250°E