Metro Port

Pierra skyline from water front
Founded 1482
Incorporated 1482
Population 9,028,373
Tallest Building Carmaria Plaza (1,274 feet/424m)
Highest Elevation 230 feet above sea level
Country Quextin
State New Gilberto
County Pierra
Township None
Part of the
West Coast of Quextin Region
Pierra (PEA-AIR-UH), New Gilberto, Quextin (QUICKS-TIN) is the second largest city, first being Trivinnia, in the country of Quextin. With over 9 million inhabitants, Pierra is a metropolitan port/business/residential city.

History Edit

In 1482, a group of explores from Brendinia, Xinnia Planet, came across a a moderate sized island, naming it Quextin, after famous explorer Charles Quextin. They settled on the east coast of the island. They named their settlement Pierra, after Pierra IV, the boat they used to travel to Quextin.

Geography Edit

Pierra is situated about 50 miles east of the largest mountain range in Quextin, the New Gilberto Mountain Range. Other then that, the highest point in the city is Creana Hill, which is 230 ft. Pierra faces the Aldera Ocean; a warm, tropical sea that hosts many cyclones. Trading with other countries is a very big industry, as the city boasts the 4th biggest port on Xinnia.

Climate Edit

Pierra has had a history of both hurricanes and severe thunderstorms. The city has been hit by two Historic tornadoes, both rated EF5. One on April 31, 2001, and the other on October 5, 2012. The city has also been hit by a couple strong tropical cyclones, and numerous weaker cyclones. The worst cyclone out of the bunch that have hit Pierra being being Cyclone Christopher in 2008. In the winter, the city is cool but can get below 20 (F), and often gets a few inches of snow, rarely coming in large amounts. In the spring and summer, weather is mild to hot, humid, and sees heavy rain. The highest temperature was 107 (F), on July 18, 1994, and the coldest temperature was 7 (F), on December 7, 1902. The most rain in a month was 52.9 inches in September, 1946, due to 3 unnamed tropical cyclones dropping heavy rain in the area.

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Rec. High (F) 77 80 92 90 97 103 107 106 101 93 83 79 107
Rec. Low (F) 9 19 28 36 44 50 53 50 39 26 18 4 4
Ave. Rain (in) 2.9 3.3 3.6 4.5 4.1 4.5 4.7 4.4 4.2 3.1 3.7 3.4 46.4
Ave. Snow (in) 3.5 1.1 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 1.5 3.8 10.8