|Z11, 64.0013 °N, 52.9300 °E|
|capital in Bloregia|
|Population||700 000 (2017)|
|Major airport||Blöndel Airport|
Blöndel is the capital and largest city of Bloregia. The city is located on both sides of Kvomesula river. Together with some surrounding towns, Blöndel forms the only major off-coast urban area in Bloregia with approx. one million inhabitants, of which 0.7 million within the municipality of Blöndel.
Blöndel has i.a. an airport, a university, a castle, a metro network, a riverside harbour and two major ice hockey arenas. Tourist attractions include many large parks, several museums and a large amusement park.
- Blöndel Cathedral (Surrkirgu)
- St. Abel's Church (Halile Abel Kirgu)
- Betkest Church
- St. Zachariah Church
- Bortotàn Church
- Riksett Old Church
- Gamaliel Bortotàn Museum of Art | map
- National Museum of Bloregia | map
- Historical Museum of Blöndel | map
- Blöndel Art Museum | map
- Blöndel Museum of Modern Art | map
- Old Mill | map
- Bent Mythological Museum | map
Sports and recreation
- Blöndel Stadion
- Betkest Ice Hockey Arena
- Attis Ice Hockey Arena
- Shordatt Old Sauna
- Shordatt Minigolf
- Chefis Golf
- Hubapark amusement park
- Panurest National Park
- Blöndel Old Town and Castle
- Blöndel Parliament (Repretussgund)
- Panumbura Mansion
- Lewoijgoss Falls
- Bulivar Wowwe Design Center, Jordanile
Blöndel is divided into 25 administrative divisions with number and name. Public services like schools and medical care are provided according to division of residence. Each division has its own primary school or schools, but some neighbouring divisions share secondary school and medical center.
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|Division no.||Division name||Residential areas||Inhabitants||Schools, libraries||Health||Other|
|01||Sentru||Sentru, Bisnepurr, Betkepurr, Gamilepurr||Blöndel sentrile skoul||Main railway st., Parliament, Cathedral, Old Town, Conference Center, Amusement Park|
|02||Betkest||Betkest, Nedrile Betkest||Betkest Skoul, B. Kidiskoul||Hospital||Ice hockey arena, Central Police Station, National Museum, Swimming hall|
|03||Haggai||Haggai, Purrilex||Haggai Skoul, Ingerish School||Fire station, Cemetery|
|04||Bortotàn||Bortotàn, Bortoasme, Obbyttu||Bortotàn Surrskoul, B. Kidiskoul, Teknile Obiskoul||Gamaliel Bortotàn Museum of Art, Bortotàn Park|
|05||Refer||Refer, Referett, Gawwewwe, Mytirock||Refer Skoul||Medikile sentru|
|06||Attis||Shordatt, Myrratt, Leiregatt||Sydile Attis Surrskoul||Stadion, Minigolf, Shordatt Old Sauna|
|07||Keplo||Keplo, Norrkeplo, Ratile Keplo||Keplo Skoul & Bibliotek||Art Museum, Broadcasting & Studio Area|
|08||Panumbura||Panumbura||Panumbura surrskoul & bibliotek||Panumbura Mansion, Sports Center|
|09||Glomb||GLomb, Sydiglomb||Glomb skoul & kidigarti|
|10||Temper||Temper, Norrtemper, Sulatt, Habnu||Temper Skoul, Sulatt handikappile skoul||Northern Police Central, Northern Court House, Harbour, minor railway St.|
|11||Nivremont-Newroy||Nivremont, Newroy, Tersi, Nysitersi, Newrett||Newroy surrskoul, Nivremont skoul||Universitile hospitahl||University, Student Village, Science Fun Park, minor railway st.|
|12||Nicolas||Nicolas, Nicolasest, Melaratile. Gobluleireg||Nicolas skoul, Nicolasest kidiskoul||Bisne- on industripurr|
|13||Riksett||Riksett, Norriksett, Gamile Riksett||Riksett skoul & kidigarten, Norriksett skoul||Medikile sentru||Major industrial area, i.a. nuclear power plant|
|14||Ritoll||Ritoll, Körönnepurr, Hindermyrratt, Surrmutgu, Kvomeblend||Ritoll Skoul, bibliotek||Medikile sentru|
|15||Riffatt||Riffatt, Riffmont||Riffatt skoul, Riffmont skoul & obiskoul & bibliotek||Medikile sentru||Swimming hall. Attis Ice Hockey Arena|
|16||Longtang||Longtang, Norrlongtang, Melariffom, Riffom||Longtang obile skoul, Melariffom skoul||Medikile sentru||minor railway st.|
|17||Lewis-Bent||Lewis/Myrrlewis, Ellrandi, Bent, Sydibent/Aeropurr||Lewis skoul, Bent skoul||Medikile sentru||Airport Mytologile museum (Bent)|
|18||Lewoijpurr||Lewoijpurr, Lewoijtàn, Panuell||Lewoijpurr skoul, Lewoijell surrskoul & kidigarten||Medikile Sentru||Lewogoss Falls|
|19||Panusulapurr||Panusulapurr, Montrinn, Panugorgu, Guckelmyrr||Montrinn obiskoul, Panusulans kidiskoul, Bollmont teknile obiskoul|
|21||Chefis||Chefis, Westile Chefis, Blendort||Chefis skoul, Glomb-Chefis obile skoul||Medikile sentru||Chefis Golf, Museum of Modern Art|
|22||Zakaria||Zakaria, Blammatt, Diplomatpurr||Zakaria-Blammatt surrskoul||Embassies, NWUU, VEC, Institute of migration, Peace institute|
|24||Jordanile||Jordanile, Obile Jordanile, Ochernitte, Wecheroij||Jordanilens kristile skoul, Jordanilens obiskoul, Ochernitte kidiskoul||minor railway st.|
|25||Forestile||Forestile||Forestilens surrskoul||minor railway st.|
Blöndel has a colourful collective traffic system. Local trains, metro lines and trams operate as main lines in different parts of the city and they are completed by an extensive network of bus lines and river-crossing ferries. Adjacent towns have their own bus operators connected to the same ticket system under the brand Blöndel on Blisitussis Locile Trafikve (BBLT).
Blöndel's oldest metro line, now called A, was opened in 1960 from Betkepurr southward. The original section runs mostly overground and the underground sections run close to street surface. The line was extended to the north bank in 1972.
Line B was originally opened as two separate lines, W in 1983 and I in 1986, connecting to line A in Sentru and Messile Sentru respectively. The two lines were united when Ritoll station was opened in 1992, creating the first closed circle within the network. In 1999, Longtang station was moved further west to connect to the newly opened railway station with the same name.
Line C opened in its full length in 2010, after its eastern part had served as an alternative branch of line A since 2005. Then new line significantly improved the public transport of Chefis and Lewis-Bent areas, but its main purpose was to move part of the airport transit traffic from Sentru railway station to Riffom. This change has not happened quite as planned.
New plans of rerouting and extending the metro lines are in process. In the future, the western ends of lines B and C will possibly be swapped and line from Chefis continued northward. Later on, line B will possibly be redetached between Hubapark and Ritoll, then allowing the revived route W to continue from Hubapark to the north bank toward Jordanile.
Other public transport
Local trains are mostly operated by the national company Blörrgens Irrwissis in cooperation with BBLT. The trains use codes with the letter T followed by 1-2 digits. The first digit defines the track and the second the end station within the track. Tracks 1-4 run southward from Sentru, tracks 5-6 northward. Trains toward Sentru are usually double-coded, anticipating the route followed further from Sentru.
Buses and trams use codes without letters; one-digit codes are reserved for trams, two-digit codes for bus routes within Blöndel only and three-digit codes for other bus routes. Trams operate as two separate networks on both sides of the river: lines 1-3 in the south and 4-5 in the north. Most bus lines are relatively short cross-connectors between train, tram and metro, usually serving two or three adjacent neighborhoods. Inter-municipal buses use three-digit codes with end digit zero.
River ferries operate in the summer season only and display the pier names without numeral code. The ferry network varies from year to year depending on political budget decisions.
A single ticket system is used for all types of transport. Three price categories apply:
- Category 1 ticket is valid within Blöndel or one other municipality of the area
- Category 2 ticket allows transit between two specific municipalities (municipality-specific discount applies for residents of the area)
- Category 3 ticket is valid in Blöndel and surrounding municipalities (except parts of Asmell, which has a parallel, partly overlapping ticket system of its own.)
Local trains also accept tickets of the national train service for journeys crossing municipal borders.