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Kyoshi Metropolis
Kyoshi
Country Sekowo
State Shiratoku
Prefecture Toyo
Area
-City: 800 sq mi (1,287 km²)
-Land: 600 sq mi (965.5 km²)
-Water: 200 sq mi (321 km²)
-Metropolitan Area: 4,300 sq mi (6,920 km²)
Population
-City: 1,750,000 Density: 2,187.5/sq mi (1,359/km²)
-Metro: 4,600,000 Density: 1,069/sq mi (664/km²)

Kyoshi is the capital and largest city of the State of Shiratoku of the Imperial Federation of Sekowo. The city no longer exists as Kyoshi.


HistoryEdit

The city of Kyoshi was founded in 2512 by the first groups of colonists from Sekowo, primarily from the Hasowar region, particularly the Kasmenai Metropolis. The city, originally built to be hub for the then Eastern Territories saw massive growth early on fueled by the large waves of Gao-Showa imigrants from the West.

In 2556 the city ceased being the primary transit hub for the area as land transport was eclipsed by sea transport following the opens of the large ports in the three other Eastern territories. The city however was not adversely affected, as it had had reached a point of self-sufficiency and a population of nearly two-million. The cessation of being a hub is seen by many to be one of the major events that helped the unique culture in the city and state overall form.

In 2600 the city became the de jure capital (having alredy been the de facto capital for some time) at the beginning of the 'New Era'.


Geography & ClimateEdit

GeographyEdit

Kyoshi lies on a relatively flat plain criscrossed by six different rivers. The outer regions of the metropolitan area are less geologically homoginous do to expansion into the Riyoza valley andn onto the slopes of Mt. Hakurai.

ClimateEdit

Kyoshi has a unique climate marked by the occurence of multi-day long rains in the early spring and fall, thiunderstorms in the summer and stretches of warm clear days in between. Winter in Kyoshi is moderate, but somewhat long, with the city being covered in a light to medium layer of snow from late November to mid January.


DemographicsEdit

MediaEdit

Kyoshi is served by three major news agencies, of which only one produces regular physical newspaper, namely the Kyo-to Shimbun (Kyoshi city Newspaper). The other two are the Kyoshi Times and the Imperial Standard.

Kyoshi has no private Internet providers as it is considered an extension of the right to communication and knowledge and as such the city and state government have built and maintained the city (and states) portion of the network, leading to private sector disinterest.


EducationEdit

Kyoshi is home to several prestigious Universities and over two dozen primary education schools.

Primary EducationEdit

The Kyoshi metropolitan area has fifteen Elementary schools, fifteen middle-schools and fifteen High Schools with one school from each category serving two districts.

Higher EducationEdit

Kyoshi is home to five Universities, Colleges and Institutions of Higher Education, the Imperial University of Kyoshi, Shiratoku Institute of Technology, Kyoshi University, Sekowo University Kyoshi Campus and the Kyoshi Art Institute.


Government & PoliticsEdit

GovernmentEdit

The government of Kyoshi takes place in a hybrid system of an elected non-partisan city council and direct democracy.

The Kyoshi Metropolitan Council (KMC) is comprised of thirty representatives, elected in single-seat constituencies through a method of Instant Run-off Voting from each of the cities thirty districts. All candidates must be politically independant (IE having no official membership in a political party) and are limited in both the amount of non-public funds they can both recieive and spend.

While the KMC is the legislature and one of the only two branches of city government, the other being the Juiciary, legislation can be created, passed or recalled through civil initiatives. In terms of general legislation to have a civil initiaitve put to vote requires the collection of signatures from 10,000 people and requires a majority yes vote of atleast 50% of all registered voters.


Notable ResidentsEdit







Sekowo articles
History Empire of Gao-Soto, Kingdom of Sekowo, Union of Sekowo, Aretic Archonate of Sekowo, Second Sekowan Civil War, Deydono Doctrine, First Commonwealth of Sekowo, First Sekowan Empire, Second Commonwealth of Sekowo, Third Sekowan Civil War, Fourth Sekowan Civil War, Second Sekowan Empire, Great Sekowian War (Operation Steel Impetus, Operation Black Bear), Southern Hemisphere War, Indralan-Sekowan War
Geography Dovani, Barrier Range, Great Northern Dovani Plain
Demographics Ethnicities: Sekowans, Kunihito, Gao-Showa, Sécowonnais, Orinco, Kli'kut, Kuragao
Religions: Mazdâyanâ and Zenshō Daenism, Kamism, Jienism, Guidao, Native Beliefs, Aurorian Patriarchal Church, Orinco Polytheism
Languages: Sekowan, Kunikata, Canrillaise, Orinco, Tsekwon
Government & Politics Government of Sekowo, Politics of Sekowo, Political Parties, Ishida Dynasty, Zenshō Socialism, Pan-Dovanism
Han Hokuzan, Tōzan, Nanzan, Kankawara, Sanko
States & Protectorates Argos, Cho'kun, Kurageri, Lyore, Medina, Midway, Rapa Pile, Shiratoku, Teoitan, Tropica
Armed Forces Imperial Sekouo Air Force, Imperial Sekouo Ground Forces, Imperial Sekouo Navy
People Arya Patil, Ayako Ishida, Chandi Prateesh, Fritz Melchior Schulz, Hinata Ishida, Jim Kelton, Kurt Heinz Baumgartner, Kyumi Ishida, Lucumon Deydono, Motoko Kayabuki, Orihime Arisawa, Otaru Komei, Peter Kurt Baumgartner, Rodai Telos, Sakura Ishida, Samael Izunomi, Sayoko Stadtfeld, Shizune Abarai, Taisho Komei, Takeshi Komei, Oma Ishida, Suzuka Ishida, Makoto Ishida, Sai Ishida, Yuko Ishida, Himawari Ishida
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