Huwei

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Huwei
虎猔
—  Municipality  —
Clockwise from top: Kaptang skyline, Jithang skyline, canals in Kengtiau, Honggaitang (洪崖洞), 17 Uilip Street in Lamtong, Parliament Building in Jithang, view of the Wei River estuary with Lamtong in the foreground and Paktong in the background.
Coat of arms of Huwei
Coat of arms
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Coordinates :
Country  Zong
Province  Hong Leng Te
Boroughs
Government
 • Mayor TBD
Area
 • Total 2,039.33 km2 (787.39 sq mi)
 • Land 1,675.13 km2 (646.77 sq mi)
 • Water 364.2 km2 (140.6 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 15,188,577
 • Density 9,067.10/km2 (23,483.7/sq mi)
Demonym Huweian
Postal code TBD
Website huwei.zo

Huwei (Zong: 虎猔) is the capital and most populous city of Zong, Adonia's third most populous city proper, and most populous capital city. It is the seat of the King of Zong and the Zong federal government. Huwei located in the province of Hong Leng Te on the northwestern tip of Zong. The city's history dates back three millennia. As one of the Five Great Capitals of East Fosia, Huwei has been the political center of the country for much of the past two millennia. Situated on one of the Adonia's largest natural harbors, Huwei consists of twelve boroughs, subdivided into neighborhoods. The twelve boroughs were consolidated into a single city in 1903.

As a city combining both modern and traditional architecture, Huwei is a megacity rich in history, exemplified in its global influence in politics, finance, economy, education, history, culture, and technology. Huwei's metropolitan area is the largest in Zong. It is home to the headquarters of most of Zong's largest companies and is a major hub for the national highway, expressway, railway, and high-speed rail networks. The city features the most skyscrapers in Adonia, spread in the city's different boroughs. The population of the municipality is over 14 million people, with the population of the metropolitan area exceeding 31 million. The metropolitan area is part of Adonia's most populous conurbation, represented as the province of Hong Leng Te.

Etymology

The name Huwei means "Fierce Wei", referring to the Wei River that flows through the city. The character 虎 means "tiger" or "fierce", and has given its nickname to the city: "Tiger City".

History

Geography

Huwei is situated in Northwestern Zong, in the north of the province of Hong Leng Te. The location at the mouth of the Wei River, which feeds into a naturally sheltered harbor and then into the Saithian Bay, has helped the city grow in significance as a trading port. Most of Huwei is built on the banks of the river.

The Wei River flows through the Wei Valley into Saithian Bay. The ?? River flows from ?? Mountains and separates ?? and ?? from ??. The ?? River, separates most of ?? from ??.

The city's land has been altered substantially by human intervention, with considerable land reclamation along the waterfronts; reclamation is most prominent in ??. Some of the natural relief in topography has been evened out, especially in Manhattan.

Architecture

Huwei has architecturally noteworthy buildings in a wide range of styles, in different boroughs and from distinct time periods, from the traditional Zong style buildings in ??, to the modern Petronas Twin Tower in ??, the second tallest building in the city and the country. ??'s skyline, with its many skyscrapers, is universally recognized, and Huwei has been home to several of the tallest buildings in Adonia. As of 2016, Huwei had ??? high-rise buildings, of which 550 completed structures were at least 100 meters high, ranking first in Adonia for both categories.

Boroughs

Borough Name
in Zong
Population
2016 census
Area
in km²
Density
per km²
Ankok 安谷
1,083,566
326.89
3,314.77
Bongmou 望謨
2,406,437
150.92
15,945.12
Chirun 紫云
968,410
129.89
7,455.62
Jithang 渝中
726,390
16.9
42,981.66
Kangpak 江北
931,546
44.91
20,742.51
Kaptang 甲洞
1,431,616
93.73
15,273.83
Kengtiau 京兆
715,031
85.62
8,351.22
Kimoan 金湾
1,074,276
239.19
4,491.31
Lamtong 南塘
1,141,928
38.94
29,325.32
Lengkeng 龍宮
654,868
274.60
2,384.81
Paktong 北塘
2,526,891
123.11
20,525.47
Pehkio 八橋
831,483
56.47
14,724.33
Sachu 沙磁
572,097
40.48
14,132.83
Thoto 土島
124,038
53.48
2,319.33


Climate

Huwei is on the southern edge of the torrid zone. April to October is the active period for tropical storms and typhoons, most of which occur between August and September. May to October is the rainy season with the heaviest rainfall occurring in September. Despite its location ?? kilometers (?? miles) north of the Tropic of , the city has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen: Cwa), falling just short of a tropical climate, with strong monsoonal influences. Nevertheless, the area has hot summers and warm winters, usually with high humidity. Extremes temperatures have ranged from 2.8 to 39.6 °C (37 to 103 °F) From June to October torrential rains may occur, with 7.0 days annually receiving at least 50 mm (1.97 in) of rain; this period accounts for nearly 70 percent of the annual rainfall of 1,650 mm (65 in). With monthly percentage of possible sunshine ranging from 31% in February to 61% in July, the city receives 2,070 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Parks

National parks

Provincial parks

City parks

Demographics

Huwei is the most populous city in Zong, with an estimated population of 15,188,577 residents as of 2016. Huwei's continuous urban area extends beyond the borders of the city into a metropolitan area named the Greater Huwei Area which was home to 31,882,016 people in 2016.

The city proper covers a land area of 1,675.13 square kilometers (646.77 sq mi) with a population density of 9,067.10 inhabitants per square kilometer (23,483.7/sq mi). In terms of population, Huwei is the 5th largest city and the 2nd largest metropolitan area in Adonia after Kertajati.

Ethnicity

People of East Fosian ethnicities formed the largest cluster of ethnic groups. The largest reported East Fosian ethnicities in the 2016 census were Zong 52%, Sunbonese 7%, Limonian 6.8%, Fenian 5.2%, Hitanese 2.3%, and Jumian 1.8%. Some 24.2% of the population of Huwei and 15.7% that of the metropolitan area, are members of non-East Fosian group.

Non-East Fosian minorities comprised 24.2% of the population in the 2016 census. The five most numerous self-reported non-East Fosian minorities are Northern Fosian (9.3%), Central Fosians, mainly Darasians (6.3%), multiracial (4.1%), Southern Fosians (3.3%), and Whites (0.5%). Huwei has the largest proportion of Whites of any municipality in Zong.

TBD

Religion

According to the 2016 census, the largest religious groupings are Buddhists (43.4 per cent), followed by those of no religion (28.7 per cent), no response (8.2 per cent), Kejawen (6.3 per cent), Hinduists (5.4 per cent), Christians (4.6 per cent), Muslims (1.1 per cent), Armazists (0.8 per cent) and other (1.3 per cent).

Due to immigration, Huwei is home to sizable Kejawen, Hinduist and Christian communities. Large Hindu communities are in the north-western boroughs of Bongmou and Paktong, the latter of which hosts East Fosia's largest Hindu temple. Huwei is also home to 36 other Hindu temples.

Economy

Tourism

Tourism is a vital industry for Huwei, which has witnessed a growing combined volume of international and domestic tourists. Approximately 30 million visitors to Huwei were from outside Zong, with the highest numbers from Hitani, Limonia, Fenia, and Daras. In 2016, measured by the Hauptkarte Global Cities Destination Index, Huwei was busiest airline destination in Adonia with approximately 27 million visitors.

Media and entertainment

Huwei is a prominent location for the Zong entertainment industry, with many films, television series, books, and other media being set there. As of 2018, Huwei was the second largest center for filmmaking and television production in the country after Gudong, producing about 185 feature films annually, employing over 100,000 individuals.

Huwei is additionally a center for the advertising, music, newspaper, digital media, and publishing industries and is also the largest media market in East Fosia.

Transportation

Air

Huwei is a major international air transport hub as part of the second busiest city airspace in Adonia. Eight airports use the word Huwei in their name, but most traffic passes through five of these. Additionally, various other airports also serve Huwei, catering primarily to general aviation flights, or large airports in neighboring metropolitan areas such as Gudong–Tianpen and Gudong–Chantun in Gudong.

Rail

Metro

The Hong Leng Te Transit Authority manages and operates the Huwei Metro, the largest metro system in Adonia.

Provincial rail

CT Sai operates extensive rail service throughout Hong Leng Te, linking Huwei to neighboring municipalities.

Buses and trams

Cable car

Cycling

Port and river boats

Roads

Education

Tertiary education

Huwei is a major global center of higher education teaching and research and has the largest concentration of higher education institutes in Adonia. According to the QS Adonia University Rankings 2015/16, Huwei has the greatest concentration of top class universities in Adonia and its international student population of around 125,000 is larger than any other city in Adonia.

Some of the most renowned and highly ranked universities in Adonia are located near Huwei, as part of the Royal League – establishments that are outside the main framework of the Zong public university system – in Hong Leng Te. Universities part of the league located in Huwei include: Huwei School of Business, Huwei School of Law, Huwei School of Engineering, Huwei School of Technology, Huwei School of Political Sciences, Huwei School of Economics and Huwei School of Medicine.

Primary and secondary education

Culture

Sports

Reigning most-valuable player James Harden playing for the Huwei Rockets

Huwei is home to the headquarters of the Zong Basketball League, Zong Football League, and Zong Rugby League. Huwei hosts the most sports teams in these three professional leagues. Participation in professional sports in the city predates all professional leagues in Zong.

Team League Sport Venue Capacity Founded Championships
Huwei Rockets Zong Basketball League Basketball Some Arena 19,203 1973 1980, 2008
Huwei Tigers Zong Basketball League Basketball Some Other Arena 19,441 1948 1948, 1949, 1960, 2017
Pehkio FC Zong Football League Football Pehkio Stadium 58,680 1963 None
Lamtong FC Zong Football League Football Lamtong Stadium 40,000 1967 None
Bongmou FC Zong Football League Football Bongmou Stadium 55,662 1963 None
Jithang FC Zong Football League Football Datianwan Stadium 47,526 1967 None
Huwei ??? Zong Rugby League Rugby Pehkio Stadium 58,680 2004 2008, 2016
Chirun ?? Zong Rugby League Rugby Chirun Stadium 31,682 2010 none

In popular culture

As the largest population center in Zong and the site of the country's largest broadcasters and studios, Huwei is frequently the setting for many Zong movies, television shows, web comics, and comic books.

International relations

As of 2018, Huwei has twinning or friendship agreements with the following fourteen cities:

  • Volisania Ampuria, Volisania (since February 1960)
  • Fenia Nanpin, Fenia (since September 1964)
  • Breisland Koblenz, Breisland (since March 1979)
  • Aetolia Palaiochori, Aetolia (since July 1982)
  • Limonia Auxin, Limonia (since October 1984)
  • Kalinova Malynogorod, Kalinova (since July 1987)
  • Bayara Castejón, Bayara (since May 1993)
  • Daras Luanjing, Daras (since October 1994)
  • Jumia Yuji, Jumia (since October 1996)
  • Echia Capua, Echia (since July 1998)
  • Burawa Iskhal, Burawa (since February 2006)
  • Varkana Klow, Varkana (since August 2015)