District 16 was founded sometime before the Drowning Games.
The PeopleEditLike District 17, they have asian racial features. They stand around an inch taller than their Japanese counterparts, having brown eyes and hair. They are some of the most beautiful people in Panem (along with districts 16 and 1), due to underwater activites and flawless skin.
Being Biological DNA, District 16 people are learning to make complex lifeforms very slowly. They are also working on cloning, and modifying human DNA. Successful tests include creating fatter livestock and modifying a female human's lungs to breathe oxygen on land and underwater.
Like District 17, District 16 enjoys many activites similiar to 17. Due to being located on the coast of Diver's Bay, District 16 citizens enjoy swimming, freediving, scuba diving, spear fishing, and water sports. On land, they enjoy District 17 imports and creating things from DNA.