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12, 33.4456, 117.2262
"Manshō hakki Fóski"
Gold on(/and) the Coast
 • Total354 km2
 • Census (2016)2 930 000
 • Density8,277/km2

Finkyáse (finˈkjase, old script: 噴脚背) is the second largest city in Kojo, situated in the south west of the country at the Sound of Pa. The city is sometimes seen as an anti-pole to the country's primate city and capital, Pyingshum.


The origins of the city are lost in history. The oldest remains of permanent settlement date back to the first century, but since the river's discharge into the ocean here is the largest source of surface drinking water for most of the region (and only reliable year-round) it is very likely that the area had been settled even before that. Combined with the access to the ocean, the city always has been the trading centre for its vast but sparsely populated hinterland.

Since 457 and until the Kojolese unification in 1668, the city continuously had been seat of a hereditary ruler. However, despite technically becoming part of the Kojolese Kingdom under the Pyilser Krun'a Dynasty which was seated ub Pyingshum, the city and much of today's Fóskiman-iki was de-facto governed by the De Croix ("De Kwá") family, which had assisted the Pyilser Krun'a dynasty to overthrow the previous rulers in the area and were in return handed control of the area. With the democratic revolution in 1834 the family was forced to step down and had their lives spared. The De Kwá family is one of few former noble families still existing in modern Kojo.

In the middle of the 19th century the city experienced rapid growth and became a centre of the industrial revolution in western Kojo, making use of its strategic location at the sea, the resource extraction that took place in the hinterland, and its position as a gateway to Ataraxia. The first railway in Kojo operated here, between the edge of the old city centre and the coastal town Sólaeiman, less than 4 km to the south-west. The city grew rapidly around the historic core and new industrial facilities, but the sprawl was largely unregulated and poor hygiene conditions combined with horrible traffic made the city a very unpleasant place to live in for most. Additionally, the need for a central railway station became more and more apparent, as up to this point there were separate stations for east- and westbound railways.

The city drafted a master plan for expansion, based on a large grid pattern and including a generously built new railway terminus. Implementation commenced in the year 1896. This geometric city expansion, combined with standardised building footprints in the new neighbourhoods, has had a lasting impact on the city scape until today.

From the 1960's on the city built new port facilities in the west and the old marina in the city centre was repurposed for recreational uses, ferries and cruise ships.

In the second half of the century the city became one of the fastest growing cities in the country. This is mostly attributed to emerging digital industries, the city's cultural life and high quality of living as well as the tourism industry. With the traditional industrial centre of Kojo, namely the city of Kippa, simultaneously experiencing a steep decline in population, Finkyáse extended its lead in being the second biggest city in the nation. The city's growth caused the traffic situation to become worse, which in turn spurred ambitious investments in mass transit and railway infrastructure. Most notably the central railway terminus from the turn of the century was drastically altered. The old station building was stripped of tracks and platforms and converted into an airy reception building, offering many amenities and improving passenger flow. Further to the north, two new platform halls were build, one for long-distance and one for regional trains. A new network of Ésubān trains was established, whose platforms were built underneath the old station building. Extension of the Ésubān lines into the city centre are still ongoing.


The river Shimjur, the only non-intermittent body of water in the region, ends in two large freshwater lagoons before discharging into the Sound of Pa. The terrain is flat, with numerous other, smaller brackwater lagoons lining the coast. As a result the amount of available shoreline is much larger than the border between the Sound of Pa and the main land taken by itself. The lagoons form a unique habitat for many plants and animals, while also serving as a recreational space and source of drinking water for the many inhabitants of Finkyáse and the surrounding cities. The conflicts emerging from these dual uses like threatening salinisation of the lagoons, wildlife preservation efforts, tourism or prices of drinking water are important topics in local politics and media.

A peculiarity of the administrative geography are the independent cities of Dóman and Maéimi. While all other places west of the Shimjur were incorporated into the greater city of Finkyáse as the city grew, these places resisted. Together they are the last remaining parts of the Fóskiman-hibu township. The strong urge to stay independent from the big city is attributed to several causes. Especially the city of Dóman has a historically different local identity from Finkyáse's old town separated the bay. But even when the city grew and more and more towns and villages on the eastern side of the Shimjur merged with the city, Dóman, now characterised by being a very affluent area with many wealthy people's holiday homes, denied being incorporated to be able to retain its character. The last town that joined Finkyáse, the beach side resort town Hikárem, is often cited as a negative example by residents and politicians from Dóman and especially Maéimi. After the town joined the large city in the 1970's, the formerly quiet resort time experienced rapid growth in construction and tourism. Today, the area is one of the most notorious beach and nightlife areas in Kojo, attracting countless tourists, but at the same time local residents felt cast out. Out of fear to avoid the same fate, especially Maéimi is set to stay independent, which for example allows the city to restrict its beaches to local residents on certain days. The ongoing resistance of Dóman is also attributed to similar mindsets, especially around issues of social housing quotas (which the city wants to avoid) and city planning. The city of Finkyáse and the region of Fóskiman-iki are financing the construction of the Ésubān tunnel underneath the Shimjur that will connect the city centre of Finkyáse and Dóman, without contributions from the eastern town. It is hoped that this investment will increase interconnectedness of the two cities and the long-term chances of a merge.



IC and CC

Number Stops Headway Rolling Stock Notes
IC 2 Ataraxie-Ville, Marbella, Ántibes, Finkyáse, Zúkshi (Fóskiman h.), Womenlū, Hetta, Jaka Kayaran, Ojufyeng, Arákkanai, (Ekkisom - Almun Alchakkya IC), Kwaengdō ZC, Kwaengdō Shaddóti 1 h (3+4S) -/-
Zúkshi (Cheryuman h.), Tsuyenji 1 h
IC 3 Pyingshum ADC, Kahyuemgúchi, Nároggul, Igilaē, Womenlū, Zúkshi (Fóskiman h.), Finkyáse, Marbella, Ataraxie-Ville 1 h (4+4) -/-
Ántibes 1 h (4+4) -/-
1 h (4+4) -/-
IC 3 E Pyingshum ADC, Finkyáse Ataraxie-Ville 1 h (4S+4S) -/-
Ántibes 2 h (4S+4) -/-
IC 5 Pyingshum ADC, Kahyuemgúchi, Leshfyomi-sul, Púlmaerong ZC (Kippa), Kippa ZC, Tamrong, Hetta, Womenlū, Zúkshi (Fóskiman h.), Finkyáse 1 h 2N -/-
IC 5 E Pyingshum ADC, Kippa ZC, Hetta, Womenlū, Finkyáse 1 h 2N -/-
CC 80 Geryong, Manlung, Jippun, Finkyáse 1 h 2 -/-


Ántibes-Finkyáse-Zúkshi Hyengzidō, short AFZH, is a private suburban railway that was formed in 2001 when the formerly separate Ántibes-Finkyáse Hyengzidō and Butenki Hyengshō Sanan merged. The railway owns the infrastructure of and runs trains on two railway lines. The western branch comes from Ántibes towards Finkyáse and terminates at Ántibes re Chezi. The eastern line comes from Zúkshi (Fóskiman h.) and terminates at Zúkshi re Chezi next to the old city centre.

Stopping patterns for the different train types on the Ántibes branch and the Zúkshi branch can be found underneath. As KHS's KC and KCP trains as well as the Ésubān run parallel to both branches on some portions, they are shown as well, despite running on different tracks and being operated by a different company.

There is currently construction ongoing to complete a rail tunnel between Ántibes re Chezi and Finkyase Zóngchezi to integrate the Ántibes branch into the city's Ésubān system. Two additional tracks between Ántibes re Chezi and the western suburbs of the city are also being built. After completion, the Ésubān-lines coming from the north-east that currently terminate at the city's main station will continue on to these new tracks. The former local trains on the Ántibes branch will cease service, allowing for a higher frequency of express trains with fewer stops. Those will still terminate at the old Ántibes re Chezi.

AFZH's Zúkshi-branch
Timetable for the Zúkshi branch, trains bound for Zúkshi departing between 07:00 and 07:59.
Visualisation of the different stopping patterns on the Zúkshi branch, trains bound for Zúkshi departing between 07:00 and 07:59. Slow BH3 trains are overtaken by BH2 and BHP1 trains (which are express services in Finkyáse) at Kyímamuel Kalzi, where a cross-platform-interchange can take place
Train frequencies and stopping patterns for AFZH from Zúkshi to Zúkshi re Chezi in Finkyáse, as well as parallel KCP, KC and E lines from KHS

AFZH's Ántibes-branch (until 2024)
Timetable for the Ántibes branch, trains bound for Ántibes departing between 07:00 and 08:00.
Visualisation of the different stopping patterns on the Ántibes branch, trains bound for Ántibes departing between 07:00 and 08:00. After every express (AFHP) or semi-express (AFHS) train, a local (AFH) trains departs. Local trains terminate at Otomi Kalzi, where they are overtaken by the following express or semi-express train. The semi-express trains are nearly caught up by the express trains before terminating at Ántibes Zóngchezi. No overtakes take place.
Train frequencies and stopping patterns for AFZH from Ántibes to Ántibes re Chezi in Finkyáse

AFZH's Ántibes-branch (after 2024)
Future timetable for the Ántibes branch, trains bound for Ántibes departing between 07:00 and 08:00.
Visualisation of the future different stopping patterns on the Ántibes branch, trains bound for Ántibes departing between 07:00 and 08:00. After every express (AFHP) there follows a semi-express (AFHS) train, which serves more stops after Otomi Kalizi. They are nearly caught up by the following express train before terminating at Ántibes Zóngchezi. The semi-express trains are supplemented by additional services up to Hibútsu Kalzi. No overtakes take place.
Draft for an Ésubān timetable on the Ántibes route, trains bound for Otomi Kalzi departing between 07:00 and 08:00.
Visualisation of the future uniform Ésubān stopping pattern on the Ántibes route, trains bound for Otomi Kalzi departing between 07:00 and 08:00.
Future train frequencies and stopping patterns for AFZH and the Ésubān from Ántibes to Ántibes re Chezi in Finkyáse


Regional rail (Kojo Hyengshō Sanan)

Besides the aforementioned regional trains to and from Zúkshi (F. h.), KHS also operates regional trains to many other towns and cities around the city and beyons.


Metro lines in Finkyáse
number and map opened length number of stations ridership/day platform length min. headway
Chitachē 1 80 m s
Chitachē 2 60 m s
Chitachē 3 120 m s
Chitachē 4 100 m s
Chitachē 5 100 m s
Chitachē 6 120 m s
Chitachē 7 160 m s
Chitachē 8 120 m s
Chitachē 9 100 m s

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There are four tram lines in Finkyáse. Three form a network on the eastern side of the city. T1 from Orang'yētuel Dōzi and T2 from Rόng'yeda Dōzi run towards Dóman and share a section of track. T3, the newest line, runs from Chin Aengda Dōzi via the repurposed runway of the old airport towards Dóman as well. T2 terminates at the Dóman ferry, while T1 and T3 continue on for another 2 km to Hikárem where they offer a connection to the Chitachē line 4.

On the western side of the city, a metro tram called CT runs from Palnain to Otten, with some trains continuing on via freight tracks to Finkyuel, Oekkuel and Rosshi Hyengkō hakki. The CT runs on tracks mostly separate from street traffic. Especially on its north-western branches it is similar to a regional rail service.


Finkyáse International Airport to the north of the city centre is on of Kojo's 5 airports designated for international airfare, and one of only three airports with at least two parallel runways. It's the country's second busiest airport, handling about 14 million passengers every year and 126,000 flight movements.



List of Dengshōs in Finkyáse

Name of Dengshō & Number English translation area (incl. water) population pop. density Notes Rel. ID
Dosyaeng (1) Inner City 34.5 km² 642,600 18,600 inh./km² 209892
Salmara (2) 46.6 km² 448,900 9,600 inh./km² 219435
Ruyol (3) 35.0 km² 126,200 3,600 inh./km² 216825
Zūkyao (4) Zu-bridge km² inh./km² xx
Bloéman-Mihóljaen (5) Blue coast-unknown km² inh./km² xx
[[]] (6) km² inh./km² xx
[[]] (7) km² inh./km² xx

List of Pangs in Dengshō 1 - Dosyaeng

Name of Pang English translation area in km² population pop. density Notes GMNHI Rel. ID
Bodekael 4.0 km² 51,300 12,800 inh./km² 5.2 210092
Doelrang 1.6 km² 37,900 23,700 inh./km² 7.2 210093
Hikárem 1.9 km² 7,800 4,100 inh./km² Resort and party beach 7.0 209891
Hinman-Yingda 2.9 km² 53,100 18,300 inh./km² 8.4 209893
Joféyam 2.0 km² 44,400 22,200 inh./km² 8.9 210095
Jontye 2.4 km² 14,000 5,800 inh./km² 7.9 217565
Kaerí-Kōto Unkown-grande street 2.0 km² 55,400 27,700 inh./km² 8.4 218241
Lingzacchol-Kaēzi 2.5 km² 77,500 31,000 inh./km² 7.6 218242
Oecchasul Oeccha-town 2.3 km² 85,100 37,000 inh./km² 6.0 210096
Ōnagara 2.4 km² 88,300 36,800 inh./km² Contains main university campus 8.2 210094
Óram'uel 0.9 km² 8,000 8,900 inh./km² 4.9 218243
Prémuē afterwall 1.5 km² 36,600 24,400 inh./km² 8.0 209895
Roejjain 1.8 km² 8,300 4,600 inh./km² Old town 6.6 218244
Sólaeiman 2.4 km² 5,500 2,300 inh./km² 9.3 209890
Thurn et Sasó 3.9 km² 69,400 17,800 inh./km² 9.0 209894

List of Pangs in Dengshō 2 - Salmara

Name of Pang English translation area in km² population pop. density Notes GMNHI Rel. ID
Alkózul 4.3 km² 105,800 24,600 inh./km² 5.0 217949
Alta 5.0 km² 24,000 4,800 inh./km² 4.6 221544
Boecchi-Nogguel'yū 8.3 km² 58,700 7,100 inh./km² 5.2 227283
Gorjí 2.4 km² 21,600 9,000 inh./km² 3.8 220652
Kaijoettsul 7.3 km² 35,000 4,800 inh./km² 5.7 227284
Kenzaisul Garden City 6.0 km² 16,800 2,800 inh./km² 8.6 227285
Limbē Rόng'yeda west honour field 3.2 km² 50,900 15,900 inh./km² 4.0 217948
Offuel 2.2 km² 1,900 700 inh./km² 6.9 225280
Rόng'yeda Honour field 2.8 km² 44,200 15,800 inh./km² 3.3 220653
Salmara 5.2 km² 90,000 17,300 inh./km² 6.9 217950

List of Pangs in Dengshō 3 - Ruyol

Name of Pang English translation area in km² population pop. density Notes GMNHI Rel. ID
Chin Aengda 5.0 km² 17,200 3,400 inh./km² 5.4 216821
Doreé 4.6 km² 32,700 7,100 inh./km² 3.2 216820
Jaeikol de 2.5 km² 16,800 6,700 inh./km² 7.1 216822
Kai Bolson 7.4 km² 8,600 1,150 inh./km² 6.2 216823
Kyímamuel 4.8 km² 18,700 3,900 inh./km² 8.5 216824
Lēnakkol 4.7 km² 16,900 3,600 inh./km² 8.4 216826
Ruyol 2.3 km² 15,300 6,650 inh./km² 6.4 216825

List of Pangs in Dengshō 4 - Zūkyao

Name of Pang English translation area in km² population pop. density Notes GMNHI Rel. ID
Alfaradō 4.5 km² 149,900 33,300 inh./km² 6.6 231646
Biccho-Kainda 1.0 km² 20,800 20,800 inh./km² 5.0 231648
Haji 7.2 km² 87,500 12,200 inh./km² 6.2 231647
Lamtyamankoel blessing coast hamlet 3.3 km² 29,400 8,900 inh./km² 6.9 210099
Palnain Brown Rock 3.8 km² 5,800 1,500 inh./km² 3.1 232026
Súzu 8.2 km² 132,600 16,200 inh./km² 4.8 231645
Wokkawng 5.8 km² 64,300 11,100 inh./km² 4.4 232027
Zūkyao water bridge 2.2 km² 40,100 18,200 inh./km² 4.1 210100
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx

List of Pangs in Dengshō 5 - Bloéman-Mihóljaen

Name of Pang English translation area in km² population pop. density Notes GMNHI Rel. ID
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
Bloéman Blue coast 4.3 km² 15,500 3,600 inh./km² 6.2 235750
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
Golnryemda 11.9 km² 41,500 3,500 inh./km² 2.1 237090
Limbē Bloéman West blue coast 9.6 km² 26,800 2,800 inh./km² 8.1 235748
Moldi 12.2 km² 37,400 3,100 inh./km² 5.7 237105
Mōzelkyain 8.3 km² 75,500 9,100 inh./km² 4.0 238567
Otomi 11.2 km² 17,900 1,600 inh./km² 4.8 235749
Sīsol 14.1 km² 14,200 1,000 inh./km² 6.9 237091
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx

List of Pangs in Dengshō 6 - PH

Name of Pang English translation area in km² population pop. density Notes GMNHI Rel. ID
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx
[[]] km² inh./km² X.X xx



The city is home to Finkyáse Ōnagara, at 82,000 students the second largest university in Kojo. It conducts teaching and research on all major scientific fields, and is especially renown for its programmes in arts and human sciences (BMS University Ranking).

The university is divided into faculties, which are in turn divided into departments. Admission into programmes is dealt with at faculty level, which differ strongly in terms of competitiveness. They are, with number of students:

  • A - Philosophy (12,900)
    • KON - History
    • SHI - Philosophy
    • LAN - Languages
    • LIT - Literature
  • B - Human Sciences (14,300)
    • EDU - Education
    • REG - Culture and Ethnography
    • SOP - Social Sciences
    • ART - Fine Arts
    • ANT - Anthropology
    • ARD - Architecture and Design
  • C - Engineering (8,000)
    • CIV - Civil
    • MEC - Mechanical
    • ELC - Electrical
  • D - Medicine (5,100)
    • PSY - Psychology
    • MED - Medicine
  • E - Natural Sciences (9,700)
    • MAT - Mathematics
    • PHY - Physics
    • CHE - Chemistry
    • BIO - Biology
    • INF - Computer Science
    • GEO - Geology
  • F - Performing Arts (15,300)
    • DAN - Dance
    • GYM - Gymnastics
    • THA - Theatre
    • UTA - Vocal
  • G - Law and Business Studies (20,800)
    • LUW - Law
    • BUS - Business Studies
    • DAH - Public Administration

Sports and leisure

Sporting venues:

Culture and events


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