List of sister cities in the United States

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This is a subset of the worldwide List of twin towns and sister cities.

Alabama[edit]

Alabama

JapanMaebashi, Japan[1]


SpainMálaga, Spain[2][3]


ItalyPietrasanta, Italy[4]


JapanNarashino, Japan[6]
GermanySchorndorf, Germany
GhanaSunyani-Techiman, Ghana[7]

Alaska[edit]

Alaska

Arizona[edit]

Arizona

Arkansas[edit]

Arkansas

California[edit]

California

Colorado[edit]

Colorado

Connecticut[edit]

Connecticut

Delaware[edit]

Delaware

District of Columbia[edit]

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. has twelve official sister city agreements.[8] Paris is a "Partner City" due to the one Sister City policy of that commune.[9][better source needed]

Ghana Accra, Ghana
Turkey Ankara, Turkey
Greece Athens, Greece
Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
China Beijing, China
Brazil Brasilia, Brazil
Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Senegal Dakar, Senegal
France Paris, France
South Africa Pretoria, South Africa
Italy Rome, Italy
South Korea Seoul, South Korea
England Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom

Florida[edit]

Florida

Georgia[edit]

Georgia (U.S. state)

Italy Cortona, Italy[10]

Hawaii[edit]

Hawaii

Idaho[edit]

Idaho

Illinois[edit]

Illinois

Indiana[edit]

Indiana

Iowa[edit]

Iowa

Kansas[edit]

Kansas

Kentucky[edit]

Kentucky

Louisiana[edit]

Louisiana

Maine[edit]

Maine

Maryland[edit]

Maryland

Massachusetts[edit]

Massachusetts

Michigan[edit]

Michigan

Minnesota[edit]

Minnesota

CanadaWinnipeg, Canada[11] (1973)

ChileSantiago, Chile[12] (1961)

ChinaHarbin, China[13] (1992)

FranceTours, France[14] (1991)

FinlandKuopio, Finland[15] (1972)

IraqNajaf, Iraq[16] (2009)

JapanIbaraki City, Japan[17] (1980)

KenyaEldoret, Kenya[18] (2000)

MexicoCuernavaca, Mexico[19] (2008)

RussiaNovosibirsk, Russia[20] (1988)

SomaliaBosaso, Somalia[21] (2014)

SwedenUppsala, Sweden[22] (2000)

EcuadorQuito, Ecuador[23] (1974)

Mississippi[edit]

Mississippi

Missouri[edit]

Missouri

Federated States of Micronesia :Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia [24]

Montana[edit]

Montana

Nebraska[edit]

Nebraska

Germany :Bad Segeberg, Germany[25]

Nevada[edit]

Nevada

New Hampshire[edit]

New Hampshire

New Jersey[edit]

New Jersey

New Mexico[edit]

New Mexico

Albuquerque[edit]

Spain Alburquerque, Spain
Turkmenistan Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Mexico Chihuahua, Mexico
Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico
Germany Helmstedt, Germany
Taiwan Hualien, Taiwan
China Lanzhou, China
Israel Rehovot, Israel
Japan Sasebo, Japan

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New York[edit]

New York (state)

North Carolina[edit]

North Carolina

North Dakota[edit]

North Dakota

Ohio[edit]

Ohio

Oklahoma[edit]

Oklahoma

Oregon[edit]

Oregon

Scotland :Dull, Scotland [27][28][29]

South Korea :Jinju, South Korea [30]

JapanIwaki, Aomori, Japan[31]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island[edit]

Rhode Island


South Carolina[edit]

South Carolina

Scotland :Stornoway, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Scotland, UK [32][33]

South Dakota[edit]

South Dakota

Tennessee[edit]

Tennessee

Canada :Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada

Republic of Ireland :County Laois, Leinster, Ireland

Texas[edit]

Texas

Scotland :Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom [35]

EcuadorGuayaquil, Ecuador[36] (1987)

Mexico : Acámbaro, Mexico 2004

Mexico : Angostura, Mexico

Mexico : Campeche, Mexico

Mexico : Cerralvo, Mexico

China : Chenzhou, Hunan, China 2001

Mexico : Ciénega de Flores, Mexico 1987

Mexico : Ciudad Valles, Mexico

Mexico : Cuautla, Mexico

Mexico : Cuernavaca, Mexico (Friendship City)

Mexico : Escobedo, Mexico

Mexico : General Terán, Mexico

Mexico : Guadalajara, Mexico (Friendship City)

Mexico : Guadalupe, Mexico 2000

Mexico : Jalpan de Serra, Mexico

Mexico : Jerez de García Salinas, Mexico 1987

Mexico : Lampazos, Mexico 2000

Spain : Laredo, Spain 1978

Costa Rica : La Cruz, Costa Rica

Mexico : Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico (Friendship City)

Mexico : León, Mexico 2006 (Friendship City)

Mexico : Los Herrera, Mexico

New Zealand : Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Mexico : Mexticacán, Mexico 2002

Mexico : Monclova, Mexico 2003

Mexico : Montemorelos, Mexico

Australia : Murray Bridge, Australia 1984

Mexico : Nuevo Laredo, Mexico 1986

Mexico : Papantla, Mexico

Argentina : San Antonio de Areco, Argentina 2001

Mexico : San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 2001

Taiwan : Tainan City, Taiwan

Taiwan : Tainan Hsien, Taiwan

Mexico : Tepatitlán, Mexico

Mexico : Tijuana, Mexico

Mexico : Tlahualillo, Mexico 1988

Mexico : Tonalá, Mexico

Mexico : Torreón, Mexico 2004

Mexico : Veracruz, Mexico 1992 (Friendship City)

China : Wenzhou, China

China : Wuwei, China 2004

China : Zixing, China 2002

Utah[edit]

Utah

Japan Matsumoto, Japan[39][40]

Vermont[edit]

Vermont

Virginia[edit]

Virginia

Washington[edit]

Washington (state)

Scotland Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom [51][52][better source needed]
Israel Be'er Sheva, Israel
Norway Bergen, Norway
Philippines Cebu, Philippines
China Chongqing, China
New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand
South Korea Daejeon, South Korea
Republic of Ireland Galway, Ireland
Poland Gdynia, Poland
Vietnam Haiphong, Vietnam
Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Japan Kobe, Japan
Cameroon Limbe, Cameroon
Mexico Mazatlán, Mexico
Kenya Mombasa, Kenya
France Nantes, France
Hungary Pécs, Hungary
Italy Perugia, Italy
Iceland Reykjavik, Iceland
Cambodia Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Indonesia Surabaya, Indonesia
South Korea Jecheon, South Korea
China Jilin, China
Republic of Ireland Limerick, Ireland
Germany Lübeck, Germany
Russia Makhachkala, Russia
Japan Nishinomiya, Japan

West Virginia[edit]

West Virginia

Wisconsin[edit]

Wisconsin

India :Kanpur, India[55]

Wyoming[edit]

Wyoming

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