List of sister cities in Florida

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This is a list of sister states, regions, and cities in the U.S. state of Florida. Sister cities, known in Europe as town twins, are cities which partner with each other to promote human contact and cultural links, although this partnering is not limited to cities and often includes counties, regions, states and other sub-national entities.

Florida jurisdictions often partner with foreign cities through Sister Cities International, an organization whose goal is to "promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation."[1] Sister cities interact with each other across a broad range of activities, from health care and education to business and the arts.[2]

Sisters of Florida State, cities and counties[edit]

The lists below were compiled from the official Sister Cities International website (unless noted),[3] corrected on orthography and region listed. Sisters Cities will recognize cities only when the partnership is filed with them and remove relationships when one of the involved cities makes a formal request.[2] Partnerships can be active, inactive (no actions taken from any of the partners for some time) or officially canceled. The list below has relationships in all three statuses. Examples of canceled partnerships are Hialeah-Managua and West Miami-León, Nicaragua, canceled because of political differences during the Sandinista regime;[4] Hollywood-San Salvador, canceled as a protest against the Salvadoran Civil War;[5] and Boca Raton-Spandau Borough, Berlin.[6] Years can be approximate; in this case the number is followed by "~". The year listed will be the first date that the relationship is mentioned in media articles.

Florida state[edit]

Florida jurisdiction Sister jurisdiction Country Year[7]
State of Florida Gyeonggi-do South Korea 2000
Languedoc-Roussillon France 1989
Nueva Esparta Venezuela 1999
Taiwan Province Taiwan 1992
Wakayama Prefecture Japan 1995
Western Cape South Africa 1995

Florida cities and counties[edit]

Qufu, China is a sister city to Boynton Beach and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Zenkō-ji temple in Nagano, sister to Clearwater
Antigua Guatemala is one of eight sisters to Coral Gables.
Acre, Israel, mentioned in the Amarna letters, is sister to Deerfield Beach.
Gainesville is sister to the capital of Honduras, Tegucigalpa.
Gdańsk is the only Polish city sister to Florida cities.
Miami's sister, Santo Domingo, had the first cathedral in the New World.
Pescara is one of eleven Italian sisters to Florida cities and counties.
Kremlin of Astrakhan, Pemproke Pines' sister
Valladolid, Orlando's newest partner.
São Paulo is the biggest Brazilian city and sister to Miami-Dade County.
Dunfermline was founded by the Culdees and is related to Sarasota.
Avilés has an active relationship with Saint Augustine since 1963.
Netanya is the only sister of Sunny Isles Beach.
Miami Beach proclaimed Český Krumlov her sister city in 2002.
Spanish Oviedo is related to Tampa.
Scotland's Inverness is sister...
...to its Floridian counterpart Inverness.
Dahuk is the only Iraqi city in the Florida list.
Qalqilyah, Gainesville's sister, is completely encircled by the Israeli West Bank barrier.
Founded in 580 BCE, Agrigento is sister to Tampa.
Gold Coast is a coastal city like its sister Fort Lauderdale.
Vladimir, one of the oldest cities in Russia, is linked to Sarasota.
Dundurn Castle is a historic chateau in Hamilton, Ontario, Sarasota's sister.
Fuerte de San Juan de Ulua in Veracruz, the Mexican sister of Tampa
The spa town of Guitiriz in Spain, related to Sweetwater
Florida jurisdiction Sister jurisdiction Country Year
Bay County Mérida, Yucatán Mexico 2003[8]
Bay Harbor Islands Marechal Deodoro, Alagoas Brazil 2003[9]
Boca Raton Spandau Borough, Berlin[10] Germany 1980[6]
Bonita Springs Grünstadt, Rhineland-Palatinate[10] Germany 1991[11]
Boynton Beach Qufu, Shandong and Les Cayes, Haiti China 2001[12]
Bradenton Barcarrota, Extremadura Spain 1962[13]
Cape Canaveral Guidonia Montecelio, Lazio Italy 1988[14]
Cape Canaveral Ithaca, Kefallinia Greece 2005~[15]
Cape Canaveral Kloten, Zurich Switzerland 2000~[16]
Cape Canaveral Sagres, Algarve Portugal 2004[17]
Clearwater Kalamaria, Thessaloniki Greece 2001[7]
Clearwater Nagano, Nagano Japan 1959[18]
Clearwater Wyong, New South Wales[10] Australia 2001~[7]
Cocoa Beit Shemesh,Jerusalen District[19]
Cocoa Beach Kyustendil, Kyustendil[10] Bulgaria 2004[20]
Cocoa Beach Santa Marta, Magdalena[10] Colombia 1965[21]
Cooper City Killarney, County Kerry Ireland 2003[22]
Coral Gables Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur France 1997[23]
Coral Gables Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada 1984[24]
Coral Gables Antigua Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala 1993[25]
Coral Gables El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz Spain 1987~[26]
Coral Gables Granada, Granada Spain 1988~[27]
Coral Gables Provincia di Pisa, Toscana[28] Italy 2003[29]
Coral Gables Quito, Pichincha Ecuador 1983~[30]
Coral Springs Paraíso, Cartago Costa Rica 2002[31]
Crestview Noirmoutier-en-l'Île, Pays de la Loire France 2001~[7]
Daytona Beach Bayonne, Aquitaine France 1998[32]
Daytona Beach Campeche, Campeche[10] Mexico 1996~[33]
Deerfield Beach Acre, North Israel 1994[34]
DeLand Belén, Guanacaste Costa Rica 1996 [35]
Delray Beach Miyazu, Kyoto Japan 1977[36]
Delray Beach Moshi, Arusha Tanzania 2001 [36]
Destin Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, Pays de la Loire France 1994[37]
Doral Xizhi District Taiwan 1964[38]
Dunedin Stirling Scotland 1964[39]
Dunedin Summerside, Prince Edward Island Canada 2000 [40]
Eatonville Bamenda, Northwest Province Cameroon 1976~[41]
Fort Lauderdale Agogo, Asante Akim North Ghana 2001~[7]
Fort Lauderdale Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais Brazil 2003[42]
Fort Lauderdale Cap-Haïtien, Nord Haiti 2003[43]
Fort Lauderdale Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá Panama 2001~[44]
Fort Lauderdale Gold Coast, Queensland Australia 1980[45]
Fort Lauderdale Haifa, Haifa Israel 2002[46]
Fort Lauderdale Isla Margarita, Nueva Esparta Venezuela 1997[47]
Fort Lauderdale La Romana, La Romana Dominican Republic 1995[48]
Fort Lauderdale Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Argentina 2000[49]
Fort Lauderdale Medellín, Antioquia Colombia 1967[50]
Fort Lauderdale Muğla, Muğla Turkey 1995~[51]
Fort Lauderdale Quepos, Puntarenas Costa Rica 2003[43]
Fort Lauderdale Rimini, Emilia-Romagna Italy 1985[52]
Fort Lauderdale São Sebastião, São Paulo[10] Brazil 2001~[7][53]
Fort Lauderdale Sefton, Merseyside United Kingdom 2000[54]
Fort Lauderdale Venezia, Veneto Italy 2007[55]
Gainesville Dahuk, Dahuk Iraq 2006[56]
Gainesville Jacmel, Sud-Est Haiti 1998[57]
Gainesville Kfar Saba, Center Israel 1998[58]
Gainesville Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Krai Russia 1982[59]
Gainesville Qalqilyah, West Bank Palestinian National Authority 1998[58]
Gainesville Rzeszów,Podkarpackie Voivodeship Poland 2001~[60]
Hialeah Bucaramanga, Región Andina[10] Colombia 2001~[7]
Hialeah Cartago, Cartago[10] Costa Rica 1984[61]
Hialeah Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza[10] Argentina 1986[62]
Hialeah Managua, Managua[10] Nicaragua 1966[62]
Hollywood Baia Mare, Maramureş Romania 2003[63]
Hollywood Ciudad de la Costa, Canelones Uruguay 1996~[64]
Hollywood Guatemala, Guatemala Guatemala 1988[65]
Hollywood Herzliya, Tel Aviv Israel 1988[66]
Hollywood Lechería, Anzoátegui Venezuela 2003~[63]
Hollywood Romorantin-Lanthenay, Centre[7] France 1989[67]
Hollywood Salvaleón de Higüey, La Altagracia Dominican Republic 2003[68]
Hollywood San Salvador, San Salvador El Salvador 1962[5]
Hollywood Vlorë, Vlorë[7] Albania 1994[69]
Homestead Liberia, Guanacaste Costa Rica 1977[70]
Homestead Petit Goâve, Ouest Haiti 2007[71]
Inverness Inverness, Highland United Kingdom 2001~[7]
Jacksonville Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires Argentina 1967[72]
Jacksonville Changwon City, South Gyeongsang South Korea 1983[72]
Jacksonville Murmansk, Murmansk Russia 1975[72]
Jacksonville Nantes, Pays de la Loire France 1984[72]
Jacksonville Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality, Eastern Cape South Africa 2000[72]
Jacksonville San Juan Puerto Rico 2009
Jacksonville Curitiba , Paraná Brazil 2010
Jacksonville Yingkou, Liaoning China 1990[73]
Jensen Beach Gregory Town, Eleuthera The Bahamas 1989[74]
Lake Worth Lappeenranta, South Karelia[7] Finland 1991~[75]
Lakeland Bălţi, Bălţi Moldova 1997[72]
Lakeland Imabari, Ehime Japan 1993[72]
Lakeland Richmond Hill, Ontario Canada 1990[76]
Lantana Lapua, Lansi-Suomen Laani Finland 1979[77]
Largo Tosayamada, Kōchi Japan 1969[78]
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire United Kingdom 2007 [79]
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea San Isidro, Lima Peru 2004[79]
Lauderhill Chaguanas, Caroni Trinidad and Tobago 2001[80]
Lauderhill Gemlik, Bursa Turkey 2002[81]
Lynn Haven St. Cloud USA 1995[82]
Madeira Beach Machico, Ilha da Madeira Portugal 1974[83]
Miami Agadir, Souss-Massa-Draâ Morocco 1995[84]
Miami Amman, Amman Jordan 1995[85]
Miami Beersheba, South Israel 1986~[86]
Miami Bogotá, Distrito Capital Colombia 1971[87]
Miami Margherita di Savoia, Puglia Italy 2011[88]
Miami Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Argentina 1979[89]
Miami Cochabamba, Cochabamba Bolivia 1995[90]
Miami Ibiza, Balearic Islands Spain 1986~[86]
Miami Kagoshima, Kagoshima Japan 1990[91]
Miami Kaohsiung Taiwan 1987[92]
Miami Lima, Lima[93] Peru 1977[94]
Miami Madrid, Spain[93] Spain 1997~[95]
Miami Managua, Managua Nicaragua 1991[96]
Miami Montes de Oca, San José Costa Rica 1986~[86]
Miami Murcia, Murcia Spain 1993[97]
Miami Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur France 1986~[86]
Miami Palermo, Sicilia Italy 2001~[7]
Miami Port-au-Prince, Ouest[93] Haiti 2001[98]
Miami Qingdao, Shandong[93] China 2005[99]
Miami Ramat HaSharon, Tel Aviv Israel 2001~[7]
Miami Salvador, Bahia Brazil 2006[100]
Miami Santiago Chile 1986~[86]
Miami Santiago de Cali, Pacific Region Colombia 1986~[86]
Miami Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional Dominican Republic 1987~[101]
Miami Varna, Varna Bulgaria 1994~[102]
Miami Beach Cozumel, Quintana Roo Mexico 1992[103]
Miami Beach Fortaleza, Ceará Brazil 2006[104]
Miami Beach Fujisawa, Kanagawa Japan 1959[105]
Miami Beach Ica, Ica Peru 1996[106]
Miami Beach Pescara, Abruzzo Italy 1997~[107]
Miami Beach Nahariya, North District Israel 1971[108]
Miami Beach Almonte, Andaluzia Spain 1971[108]
Miami Beach Brampton, Ontario Canada 1971[108]
Miami Beach Basel Switzerland 1971[108]
Miami Beach Santa Marta, Magdalena Colombia 1983~[109]
Miami-Dade County Asunción, Asunción Paraguay 1994[110]
Miami-Dade County Cabildo de Tenerife, Tenerife Spain 1993~[111]
Miami-Dade County Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa 2007[112]
Miami-Dade County Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 1986~[113]
Miami-Dade County Gdańsk, Pomeranian Voivodeship Poland 1990[114]
Miami-Dade County Guatemala (department) Guatemala 2007[115]
Miami-Dade County Iquique, Tarapacá Chile 1996[116]
Miami-Dade County Kingston, Surrey Jamaica 1987~[101]
Miami-Dade County Lamentin, Basse-Terre Guadeloupe 2003~[117]
Miami-Dade County Maldonado, Maldonado Uruguay 2001~[7]
Miami-Dade County Mendoza, Mendoza Argentina 2001[118]
Miami-Dade County Monagas Venezuela 1996[119]
Miami-Dade County Pereira, Risaralda Colombia 2002[120]
Miami-Dade County Petit Goâve, Ouest Haiti 2001~[7]
Miami-Dade County Provincia di Asti, Piemonte Italy 1986[121]
Miami-Dade County Pucallpa, Ucayali Peru 2001~[7]
Miami-Dade County Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 2004[122]
Miami-Dade County San Jose Costa Rica 1990[114]
Miami-Dade County Santa Cruz (department) Bolivia 1996~[123]
Miami-Dade County Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional Dominican Republic 1975[124]
Miami-Dade County São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil 1988[125]
Miami-Dade County Stockholm County Sweden 1996[126]
Miami-Dade County New Taipei City Taiwan 1990[114]
Miami-Dade County The Bahamas The Bahamas 1996[127]
Miami-Dade County Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands 2001[128]
Miami-Dade County Veracruz, Veracruz Mexico 1993[111]
Miami-Dade County Vitória, Espírito Santo Brazil 2010[129]
Miramar Santa Ana, Santa Ana[10] El Salvador 2001~[7]
Miami Lakes Desamparados, San José Costa Rica 2006[130]
Mount Dora Forres, Moray United Kingdom 1990 [131]
New Port Richey Cavalaire-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur France 2001~[7]
Niceville Les Sables-d'Olonne, Pays de la Loire France 2001~[7]
North Lauderdale Yatağan, Muğla Turkey 2002[132]
North Miami Delmas, Ouest Haiti 2008[133]
North Miami Beach Migdal, North Israel 1989[134]
North Miami Beach San Pedro Sula, Cortés Honduras 1989[135]
North Miami Beach Lucca, Tuscany Italy 1989[135]
North Miami Beach Sosúa, Puerto Plata Dominican Republic 1989[135]
North Miami Beach Gonaives, Artibonite Haiti 1989[135]
North Miami Beach La Chapelle, Artibonite Haiti 1989[135]
North Miami Beach Tabarre, Ouest Haiti 1989[135]
North Miami Beach Accra Metropolis District, Greater Accra Ghana 1989[135]
North Miami Beach Pingzhen, Taoyuan County Taiwan 1989[135]
Ocala Pisa, Toscana Italy 2004 [136]
Ocala Newbridge, County Kildare Ireland 2008 [137]
Ocala Sincelejo, Sucre Colombia 1967[138]
Opa-Locka Isla Pucu, Cordillera Paraguay 1996[139]
Orlando Curitiba, Paraná[10] Brazil 1996[140]
Orlando Guilin, Guangxi China 1986[73]
Orlando Monterrey, Nuevo León Mexico 2001~[7]
Orlando Orenburg Oblast Russia 1997[141]
Orlando Reykjanesbær, Gullbringusýsla Iceland 1997~[142]
Orlando Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France France 2002[7][143]
Orlando Tainan, Tainan Taiwan 2001~[7]
Orlando Urayasu, Chiba Japan 1991[144]
Orlando Valladolid, Castilla y León Spain 2006[145]
Palatka Palatka[10] Russia 1991[146][147]
Palm Coast Liberia, Guanacaste Costa Rica 2005[148]
Pembroke Pines Astrakhan, Astrakhan Russia 1996[149]
Pensacola Chimbote, Santa Peru 1964[150]
Pensacola Escazú, San José Costa Rica 1981[150]
Pensacola Gero, Gifu[151] Japan 1988[150]
Pensacola Gorlivka, Donetsk Ukraine 1981[150]
Pensacola Kaohsiung Taiwan 1977[150]
Pensacola Miraflores, Lima Peru 1964[150]
Pinecrest (Dade County) Cognac, Charente France 1964[152]
Plant City Portage la Prairie, Manitoba[10] Canada 2001~[7]
Port St. Lucie Putuo District, Zhoushan China 2007[153]
Royal Palm Beach Călăraşi, Călăraşi[154] Romania 2005[155]
Saint Augustine Avilés, Asturias Spain 1963[156]
Saint Augustine Cartagena, Bolívar Colombia 2001~[7]
Saint Augustine Ciutadella, Minorca Spain 2002[157]
Saint Augustine George Town, Exuma The Bahamas 2007[158]
Saint Augustine San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato Mexico 1966[159]
Saint Augustine Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional Dominican Republic 2001~[7]
Saint Pete Beach Sandown, Isle of Wight United Kingdom 1999[160]
Saint Petersburg Takamatsu, Kagawa Japan 1960[161]
Saint Petersburg Saint Petersburg, Leningrad Russia 2003[162]
Sarasota Dunfermline, Fife United Kingdom 1990[163]
Sarasota Hamilton, Ontario Canada 1990[164]
Sarasota Perpignan, Languedoc-Roussillon France 1994[165]
Sarasota Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional Dominican Republic 1963[166]
Sarasota Tel Mond, Center Israel 1999[167]
Sarasota Province of Treviso Italy 2007[168]
Sarasota Vladimir, Vladimir Russia 1994[169]
Sarasota Xiamen, Fujian China 2008[170]
Southwest Ranches Clifden, Connacht Ireland 2006[171]
St. Cloud Lynn Haven USA 1995[172]
Sunny Isles Beach Netanya, Center Israel 2005[173]
Sunny Isles Beach Hengchun, Pingtung County Taiwan 2005[174]
Sunny Isles Beach Taormina, Sicily Italy 2005[174]
Sunrise Yavne, Center Israel 1985[175]
Sweetwater Guitiriz, Lugo Spain 1990[176]
Sweetwater La Paz Centro, León Nicaragua 1996[177]
Sweetwater San Felipe de Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata[10] Dominican Republic 1983[178]
Tallahassee Konongo-Odumase, Asante Akim North Ghana 2002[179]
Tallahassee Krasnodar, Krasnodar Krai Russia 1983[180]
Tallahassee Ramat HaSharon, Tel Aviv Israel 2006 [181]
Tallahassee Sligo, Connacht Ireland 1989[182]
Tallahassee St. Maarten Netherlands Antilles 2001~[7]
Tampa Agrigento, Sicilia Italy 1987[183]
Tampa Ashdod, South Israel 2005[184]
Tampa Barranquilla, Atlántico Colombia 1966[185]
Tampa Boca del Río, Veracruz Mexico 2002[186]
Tampa Camarines Sur, Bicol Philippines 2001~[7]
Tampa Córdoba, Córdoba Argentina 1966[187]
Tampa Granada, Granada Nicaragua 2001~[7]
Tampa İzmir, İzmir Turkey 2001~[7]
Tampa Jiāxīng Shì, Zhèjiāng Shěng China 2002~[186]
Tampa Le Havre, Haute-Normandie France 2001~[7]
Tampa Oviedo, Asturias Spain 2001~[7]
Tampa Veracruz, Veracruz Mexico 2002[186]
Tarpon Springs Kalymnos, Dhodhekanisos Greece 2000[188]
Temple Terrace Eastleigh, Hampshire United Kingdom 1989[189]
Titusville Ceadîr-Lunga, Gagauzia[10] Moldova 2001~[7]
Titusville Soest, Utrecht[10] Netherlands 1982[190]
Titusville Yueyang, Hunan[10] China 1988[73]
Volusia County Bayonne, Aquitaine[10] France 1998[191]
Volusia County Campeche State[10] Mexico 1995[35]
West Miami León, León Nicaragua 1974[192]
West Miami Santa Cruz del Quiché, Quiché Guatemala 1987[192]
West Palm Beach Tzahar Region, North Israel 1996[193]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General

Specific

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