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]

United States Gering, Nebraska, United States[1]
United States Hayward, California, United States[1]
United States San Diego, United States[1]
Turkey Istanbul, Turkey[2]
Russia Kazan, Russia[3]
Turkey Ankara, Turkey (2003)[4]

Armenia[edit]

United States Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States[5][6]
United States Los Angeles, United States (2006)[7][dead link]

Azerbaijan[edit]

Northern Cyprus Akanthou, Northern Cyprus since 2005[8][better source needed]
Northern Cyprus Rizokarpaso, Northern Cyprus since 2005[8][better source needed]
Northern Cyprus Ayios Seryios, Northern Cyprus since 2005[8][better source needed]

Bangladesh[edit]

Uzbekistan Bukhara, Uzbekistan
United Kingdom Rochdale, Greater Manchester, UK
Myanmar Yangon,
India Ludhiana, Punjab, India
India Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Italy Venice, Italy since 2004[9]
Norway Kristiansand, Norway[10]
United Kingdom St Albans, UK since 1988[11][12]
United Kingdom Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, UK[13]
United Kingdom London, UK
United Kingdom Birmingham, UK
United States New York City, US

Cambodia[edit]

United States Seattle, Washington, United States
United States Miami, Florida, United States

China[edit]

East Timor[edit]

United States Madison, Wisconsin, USA[15]

Egypt[edit]

Georgia[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia[16]
Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan[17][better source needed]
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (October 2006)[18]

Iraq[edit]

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

Jordan[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Latvia Riga, Latvia[19]
Poland Gdańsk, Poland, (1996)[20]
Georgia (country) Tbilisi, Georgia (2005)[21]
Philippines Manila, Philippines[22]
China Beijing, China[23]

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Kuwait[edit]

Mexico Mexico City, Mexico[24]
Argentina Rosario, Argentina[25]

Lebanon[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Mongolia[edit]

Nepal[edit]

China Kunming, China

North Korea[edit]

Oman[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Palestinian territories[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Russia[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Syria[edit]

Turkey İzmir, Turkey (5 May 1993)[28]
France Lyon, France (18 October 2000)[29]
Turkey Gaziantep, Turkey (13 November 2005)[30]
Belarus Brest, Belarus (28 January 2010)[31]

Taiwan[edit]

Tajikistan[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Turkmenistan[edit]

Turkey İzmir, Turkey[82]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

State of Palestine Bethlehem, Palestine[83]
Spain Madrid, Spain (2007)[84][dead link]
United States Houston, United States (2002)[85]
Australia Brisbane, Australia (2009)[86]
Belarus Minsk, Belarus (2007)[27][better source needed]

Uzbekistan[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Yemen[edit]

Turkey Ankara, Turkey (2004)[87]

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