City of White Rock
|Founded by||John Ackterswan|
|• Mayor||Robert Merron (GLP)|
|• Total||3,829,000 (11th)|
White Rock is a city located on the coast of the Olympic Ocean and is the 11th-most populous city in Zamastan as well as one of the oldest cities in Zamastan. It is the capital city of Jade province, and is also the second-most populous city in the province after Jade Harbor and before Point Tarin with 3.8 million inhabitants. It was founded in 1725 by Skithan settlers. The city is situated at the mouth of the White Rock River at the head of Jade Peninsula Bay. It was a major site of fighting during the War of Independence, specifically during the Battle of White Rock and the Battle of Camp Island.
White Rock was one of the first cities in the country to industrialize and became noted for its textile manufacturing and subsequent machine tool, jewelry, and silverware industries. Today, the city of White Rock is home to eight hospitals and seven institutions of higher learning which have shifted the city's economy into service industries, though it still retains some manufacturing activity. White Rock's economic base also includes finance, professional and business services, biotechnology, information technology and government activities.
White Rock shares many cultural roots with the greater Tarin Peninsula metropolitan region, including a dialect of the non-rhotic Eastern Tarin accent known as the White Rock accent and a regional cuisine with a large emphasis on seafood, salt, and dairy products.