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The Federal District of Bekenial is capital city of the Commonwealth of Hutori. Hutori was founded by Sir John Bekenial, one of the Founding Fathers of Hutori, in the late 1800s and has served as the capital of Hutori since it's original founding. Bekenial is Adelia's third largest city, behind Acton and Axminister. Aside from serving as the Hutorian Capital, it is also the home of the Hutorian Royal Family and is home to some of Hutori's most notable landmarks, including the Great War Memorial, 24 Orange Avenue, Ross House, Newport Castle, the House of Parliament.

Federal District of Bekenial
Bekenial
Capital

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Bekenial
Top: House of Parliament, Right: National Galley of Hutori, Bottom: Adel Canal with Newport Castle in Background, Left: The Great War Memorial
Country Hutori
Region Adelia
Government City Council
  Governing body Bekenial City Council
  Mayor Lucas Hodgens
  Ruling party(s) Non-partisian City Council
Area 6,761 km2
Population 2 Million approx (Greater Bekenial Metropolitian Area)


GeographyEdit

Bekenial is at the mouth of the river Adel, extending many miles inland and along the shore. It is divided into forty-seven prefectures, reflecting both traditional boundaries and administrative convenience.

PoliticsEdit

Bekenial's local politics is dominated by the Bekenial City Party, which controls 445 out of the 550 seats in the legislature. The Adelian Communist Party is a distant second. Each prefecture also has its own Board of Commissioners, which oversee specific implementations of council policy. The Boards of Commissioners each are comprised of five members, one hereditary, one appointed by the mayor, one chosen by lot from the prefecture's inhabitants, and two elected from their multiple-member district.

Elections for the legislature are held every seven years; elections for the Boards are held every three. Most elections are not contested.

The government of the Metropolitan Council of Bekenial is headquartered at Newport, on the west side of the mouth of the Adel.

DemographicsEdit

Bekenial is Hutori's most diverse city and the only city where Hutors are the minority, with just 45% of the population. Bekenial is a haven for the Jewish population of Hutori— fully half of Hutori Jews live in the Metropolitan Council of Bekenial.

Bekenial is an extremely populous city, with more than 43 million residents of the Metropolitan Council as of 2892; seven percent of the population of the Kingdom lives in Bekenial.

Major LandmarksEdit

State OfficeEdit

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Front of the State Office in 2892

The State Office was built by the Communist government and has served as the host of the legislature and/or executive branch of every regime since. It is on the ocean, which affords the Head of State Suite an unparalleled view of the Aoi Sea.

Palace of the LawEdit

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The Palace of the Law sometimes hosts nightclubs after hours.

The restored capitol of the old Democratic Republic of Hutori, the Palace of the Law now serves as the largest museum in Terra, with more than half a million square feet devoted to exhibits of every type.

Royal MarinaEdit

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The Royal Marina is a well-known boating destination, here shown in the off-season

The Royal Marina is an enormous recreational boating facility that is a special treat for fans of early Restoration architecture. It was built in the 2850s to accommodate a reinvigorated capitalist class.


Restoration Hutori
Parliamentary Constituencies of Hutori
Adelia | Falristan | Lagard | Kenai | Roccato
Politics of Hutori
Council system of Hutori
Conservative-Libertarian Party | House Lusk-National Syndicalist Party | Northern Arrow Party | Ultranationalist Party | Union of Radical Republicans
History of Hutori
Adelia | Falristan | Lagard | Kenai | Roccato
People of Hutori
Margaret Wright | Norman Thompson | William Havers | Tom Major | Melanie Thompson | David Craddock
Geography of Hutori
Adelia | Falristan | Lagard | Kenai | Roccato
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