Weihai (Chinese 威海, Pinyin Wēihǎi, formerly 威海 衛 / 威海 卫, Wēihǎiwèi) is a city in northeastern Shandong Province of China km² with an area of ​​5,436. In the year 2004 2.483.889 inhabitants were counted. Administratively to Weihai is composed of two districts (Huancui, Wendeng) and two independent cities (Rongcheng, Rushan). Weihai is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop. There are hot springs in the city, the coast are offshore many islands. British navigator gave the city the nickname Way High.