List of twin towns and sister cities in Asia

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This is a list of "twin towns" or "sister cities" in the continent of Asia - that is, pairs of towns or cities in different countries which have town twinning arrangements. Where known, the date of formation of the twinning agreement is included in parentheses.

A searchable, interactive list is maintained by Sister Cities International.

Afghanistan[edit]

Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Gering, Nebraska, United States[1]
Hayward, California, United States [1]
Kazan, Russia
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Saskatoon, Canada
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Armenia[edit]

Agios Ioannis Rentis (municipality in Athens), Greece (2007)
Kobuleti, Georgia
Saint-Raphaël, France (1994)
Glendale, California, United States
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via, France
Pasadena, California, United States
Bagneux, France (1968)
Batumi, Georgia
Podolsk, Russia
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Kutaisi, Georgia
Osasco, Brazil
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Nardò, Italy

Azerbaijan[edit]

Tolyatti, Russia (2005)
Iğdır, Turkey (2006)
Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Cherkassy, Ukraine
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Akanthou, Northern Cyprus since 2005 [5]
Gyöngyös, Hungary
Monterey, California, United States (2011)
Rizokarpaso, Northern Cyprus since 2005 [5]
Ayios Seryios, Northern Cyprus since 2005 [5]

Bangladesh[edit]

Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Rochdale, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Yangon, Myanmar
Ludhiana, India
Kunming, China
Vientiane, Laos
Guangzhou, China
Kolkata, India
Kristiansand, Norway
Dordrecht, Netherlands
Bytom, Poland
Bregenz, Austria
Amman, Jordan
Luton, United Kingdom
St Albans, United Kingdom
Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom

Cambodia[edit]

Stockton, California, United States
Seattle, Washington, United States
Miami, Florida, United States

China[edit]

East Timor[edit]

Canberra, Australia

Georgia[edit]

Philippi, West Virginia, United States (2006)
Gyumri, Armenia
Newport, United Kingdom (1989)
Leuville-sur-Orge, France (2001)

India[edit]

Chhattisgarh[edit]

Armenia, Colombia

Delhi[edit]

Gujarat[edit]

Astrakhan, Russia
Jersey City, United States
Ulsan, South Korea
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Leicester, United Kingdom

Jharkhand[edit]

Columbus, Indiana, United States

Karnataka[edit]

Minsk, Belarus
Cleveland, United States
San Francisco, United States
Silicon Valley, United States
New York City, United States
Hamilton, Canada
Istanbul, Turkey
Loma Linda, California, United States (1982)[7]

Kerala[edit]

Galveston, Texas, United States[8]
Barcelona, Spain[9][10]

Maharashtra[edit]

Berlin, Germany
London, United Kingdom
Los Angeles, California, United States
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Stuttgart, Germany
Yokohama, Japan
Caracas, Venezuela
San Jose, California, United States (1992)
Bremen, Germany
Martapura[disambiguation needed], Indonesia
Tromsø, Norway (1966)
Toyota, Aichi
Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius

Punjab[edit]

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Rajasthan[edit]

Calgary, Canada
Fremont, California, United States

Tamil Nadu[edit]

Denver, Colorado, United States
Cairo, Egypt
Frankfurt, Germany
San Antonio, United States
Volgograd, Russia
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany[11]
Salem, Oregon, United States

[[Telangana]/Andhrapradesh]

Union Territory[edit]

Loures, Portugal (1998)

Uttar Pradesh[edit]

Montreal, Canada (2000)[12]
Stamford, United States
Pasadena, United States
Regina, Canada
Kasukabe, Japan
Rockingham, Australia
Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Granada, Spain
Sneinton, United Kingdom
Haysville, Kansas, United States
Abbeymead, United Kingdom
Koshigaya, Japan
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Barksdale, Wisconsin, United States

West Bengal[edit]

City Country
Pittsburgh United States
Long Beach, California United States
Dallas United States
Jersey United States
Odessa Ukraine
Naples Italy
Thessaloniki Greece
Incheon South Korea
Dhaka Bangladesh
Macau China S.A.R.
Kunming China[13]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Umeå, Sweden
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Iraq[edit]

Monterrey, Mexico
Cairo, Egypt
Amman, Jordan
Beirut, Lebanon
Sana'a, Yemen
Denver Regional Council of Governments, United States

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

Jordan[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Constanţa, Romania
Poti, Georgia
Gorgan, Iran
Sumqayit, Azerbaijan
Astrakhan, Russia
Aktobe, Kazakhstan
Aktau, Kazakhstan
Uralsk, Kazakhstan
Ashdod, Israel
Songpa-gu, South Korea
Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Arvada, Colorado, United States
Bursa, Turkey
Ploieşti, Romania
Orenburg, Russia
Omsk, Russia
Omsk, Russia
Pushkin, Russia
Antalya, Turkey
Fresno, California, United States
Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina (1982)

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States (1994)

Kuwait[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

Bari, Italy
L'Aquila, Italy
Thrace, Greece
Monaco
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gustavia, France
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Constanţa, Romania
Sofia, Bulgaria
Odessa, Ukraine
Sochi, Russia
Naples, Italy
Damascus, Syria
Larnaca, Cyprus
Faro, Portugal
Orléans, France
Algiers, Algeria
Tunis, Tunisia
Málaga, Spain
Carthage, Tunisia
Rosario, Argentina
Champagne, France

Malaysia[edit]

Mongolia[edit]

Irving, Texas, United States
Kaposvár, Hungary
Ulan Ude, Russia
Ulan Ude, Russia

Nepal[edit]

Eugene, Oregon, United States
Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
Xi'an, China

North Korea[edit]

Shanghai, China
Bălţi, Moldova
Cusco, Peru
Najaf, Iraq (29 August 2011)
Ryazan, Russia
Kathmandu, Nepal
Moscow, Russia
Chiautempan, Mexico
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Tianjin, China
Lahore, Pakistan
Székesfehérvár, Hungary
Vladivostok, Russia

Oman[edit]

Karbala, Iraq (2011)
Bursa, Turkey
Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province, Vietnam (24 July 2011)
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (16 July 2011)
Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Bengkulu City, Indonesia
Lima, Peru
Afyon, Turkey
Aachen, Germany

Pakistan[edit]

Palestinian territories[edit]

Monterrey, Mexico
Milan, Italy
Florence, Italy
Cologne, Germany
Lisbon, Portugal
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Barcelona, Spain
Turin, Italy
Tromsø, Norway (2001)
Camden, New Jersey, United States
Tel Aviv, Israel

Philippines[edit]

Russia[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Acapulco, Mexico

Singapore[edit]

Batam, Indonesia[citation needed]
Johor Bahru, Malaysia[citation needed]
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Manama, Bahrain
Amman, Jordan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Muscat, Oman

South Korea[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Reading, United Kingdom
Shanghai, China
Malé, Maldives
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Leeds, United Kingdom
Guangzhou, China

Syria[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Tajikistan[edit]

Ankara, Turkey
Ganja, Azerbaijan
Boulder, Colorado, United States

Thailand[edit]

Shanghai, China
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Kunming, Yunnan, China
Singapore, Singapore
Shymkent, Kazakhstan
Nice, France
Nakhodka, Russia
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Reno, Nevada, United States

Turkey[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Bethlehem, Palestine [65]
Madrid, Spain (2007)[66]
Houston, United States (2002)[67]
Brisbane, Australia (2009)[68]
Minsk, Belarus (2007) [69]
Islamabad, Pakistan (July 2011)

Uzbekistan[edit]

Seattle, Washington, United States
Cusco, Peru

Vietnam[edit]

Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia
Muscat, Oman (29 September 2011)
İzmir, Turkey
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Yaroslavl, Russia
Seattle, Washington, United States
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Vladivostok, Russia
Moscow, Russia
Seoul, South Korea
Bangkok, Thailand
Jakarta, Indonesia (August 2011)
Moscow, Russia
Saint Petersburg, Russia
San Francisco, California, United States
Ulyanovsk Oblast, Russia
Namyangju, South Korea

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