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Jhour is one of the ridings of Armada, possibly bordering Garwater riding. Its main industry is airship construction. Many cactacae of all social classes live here.


Jhour riding is ruled by a "solar queendom" with the cactacae woman Braginod on its throne. Her death during the New Crobuzon attack results in her brother, Dynich, taking her place.


  • Custody - It is the site of the Aeroworks plant, one of the most important airship manufacturers.
  • Saskital - A ship in Jhour riding, Armada. It has one of the five chains holding the harness of the avanc tethered to its underside.

Ridings of Armada

Bask · Booktown · Curhouse · Dry Fall · Garwater · Jhour · Shaddler · Thee-and-Thine · Haunted quarter