List of twin towns and sister cities in Malaysia

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The following is a list of twin towns and sister cities of towns and cities in Malaysia.

Johor[edit]

Johor Bahru[edit]

Shenzhen, People's Republic of China (July 2006)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Istanbul, Turkey
Detroit, Michigan, United States[1]
Kuching, Malaysia (2008)[2]

Klang Valley (Selangor and Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur)[edit]

Kuala Lumpur[edit]

Berlin, Germany[3][4]
Chennai, India[5]
Delhi, India[6]
Isfahan, Iran[7]
Mashhad, Iran[8]
Malacca Town, Malaysia[9]
Casablanca, Morocco[9]
Karachi, Pakistan[10]
Ankara, Turkey[9]
Dubai, United Arab Emirates[3]
London, United Kingdom[3]
New York, United States[3]

Petaling Jaya[edit]

Guangzhou, China[11][12]
Bandung, Indonesia[11][13]
Miyoshi, Japan[11][14]
Saitama, Japan[11]
Potsdam, Germany

Shah Alam[edit]

Tangerang, Indonesia

Klang[edit]

Batam, Indonesia

Malacca[edit]

Malacca Town[edit]

Valparaiso, Chile (23 June. 1991)[15][16]
Kashgar, China (14 February 2012)[17]
Nanjing, China (2001)[18][19]
Yangzhou, China
Pekanbaru, Indonesia
Shiraz, Iran[20]
Zanjan, Iran
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (15 April 1989)[9]
Hoorn, Netherlands (8 November 1989)[16][21][22][23]
Lisbon, Portugal (16 January 1984)[16][22]

Negeri Sembilan[edit]

Seremban[edit]

Bandung, Indonesia
Bukittinggi, Indonesia[24]

Penang[edit]

George Town[edit]

Adelaide, Australia (8 December 1973)[25]
Xiamen, China[26][27] (1991)
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan (3 October 1991)[28]
Medan, Indonesia[29]
Taipei, Taiwan[30] (March 2011)
Bangkok, Thailand[31] (April 2012)
Changwon, South Korea[32] (November 2012)

Perak[edit]

Ipoh[edit]

Nanning, China[33]
Guangzhou, China
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Bali, Indonesia
Fukuoka, Japan[34]
San Jose, California, United States
Dallas, Texas, United States

Sabah[edit]

Kota Kinabalu[edit]

City of Rockingham, Australia[35]
Heyuan, China.[36]
Vladivostok, Russia[35]
Yongin, South Korea[35]
Ratchaburi Province, Thailand[35]

Sandakan[edit]

Burwood, Australia[37]
Zamboanga, Philippines[38]

Tawau[edit]

Zhangping, China[39]
Pare-Pare, Indonesia[40]

Sarawak[edit]

Kuching[edit]

Kunming, China[41]
Xiamen, China[42]
Zhenjiang, China[43]
Pontianak, Indonesia[2]
Johor Bahru, Malaysia[2]
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia[2]
Guro District, Seoul, South Korea[44]

Uma Bawang[edit]

Berkeley, United States[45][46]

Terengganu[edit]

Kuala Terengganu[edit]

Denpasar, Indonesia

Kelantan[edit]

Kota Bharu[edit]

Pekanbaru, Indonesia

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