List of sister cities in Europe

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This is a list of sister cities in the continent of Europe – that is, pairs of local government entities in different countries which have set up sister city arrangements. Where known, the date of formation of the twinning agreement is included in parentheses.

Note that the list is likely to always remain incomplete, since no canonical list of such arrangements exists; even those towns that are listed may well have arrangements which are not listed here. A searchable, interactive list is maintained by Sister Cities International. Such arrangements are listed at both locations in these lists.

Contents

Albania[edit]


Durrës[edit]

Kamëz[edit]

Korçë[edit]

Sarandë[edit]

Tirana[edit]

Tirana is twinned with:


Austria[edit]


Judenburg, Styria[edit]

Judenburg is a member of the Douzelage, a town twinning association of 23 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.[19][20]

Sankt Pölten, Lower Austria[edit]

Vienna, Wien[edit]

As a general rule, Vienna is twinned to no other city in the world, and has only specific partnerships limited in time.


Belarus[edit]


Brest[edit]

Gomel[edit]

Grodno[edit]

Minsk[edit]

As of 2008 Minsk maintains cultural links to 18 twin towns in various countries:[29]

Partnerships

Furthermore, partnership agreements with 23 cities and regions from Russia are signed alongside of many Baltic and CIS cities.[32]


Belgium[edit]


Antwerp[edit]

Arlon[edit]

Bastogne[edit]

Belœil[edit]

Braine-l'Alleud[edit]

Bruges[edit]

Brussels[edit]

Charleroi[edit]

Comines-Warneton[edit]

Diest[edit]

Diksmuide[edit]

Eeklo[edit]

Eupen[edit]

Frameries[edit]

Geel[edit]

Gembloux[edit]

Genk[edit]

Ghent[edit]

Halen[edit]

Halle[edit]

Harelbeke[edit]

Hasselt[edit]

Herstal[edit]

  • United Kingdom Kilmarnock, United Kingdom (1977)[51]

Houffalize[edit]

Houffalize is a founding member of the Douzelage, a town twinning association of 23 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.[19][20]

Kraainem[edit]

Kortenberg[edit]

Kortrijk[edit]

Leuven[edit]

Leuze-en-Hainaut[edit]

Liège[edit]

Mechelen[edit]

Namur[edit]

Oudenaarde[edit]

Saint-Ghislain[edit]

Sint-Niklaas[edit]

Sint-Truiden[edit]

Tervuren[edit]

Tienen[edit]

Tongeren[edit]

Tongeren (Romanic Sister Cities)[edit]

Verviers[edit]

Vilvoorde[edit]

Waterloo[edit]

  • France Rambouillet, France[56]
  • Japan Nagakute, Japan[57]

Zoutleeuw[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]


Goražde[edit]

Mostar[edit]

Sarajevo[edit]

Široki Brijeg[edit]

Travnik[edit]



Bulgaria[edit]


Belogradchik[edit]

Blagoevgrad[edit]

Botevgrad[edit]

Burgas[edit]

Dimitrovgrad[edit]

Dobrich[edit]

Dupnitsa[edit]

Haskovo[edit]

Kardzhali[edit]

Karlovo[edit]

Kazanlak[edit]

Kozloduy[edit]

Kyustendil[edit]

Lom[edit]

Lovech[edit]

Montana[edit]

Pazardzhik[edit]

Pernik[edit]

Pleven[edit]

Plovdiv[edit]

Razgrad[edit]

Shumen[edit]

Silistra[edit]

Sliven[edit]

Sofia

Stara Zagora[edit]

Varna[edit]

Veliko Tarnovo[edit]

Vidin[edit]

Yambol[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Faroe Islands[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Akhaltsikhe[edit]

Batumi[edit]

Chiatura[edit]

Gori[edit]

Kutaisi[edit]

Lanchkhuti[edit]

Mtskheta[edit]

Oni[edit]

Poti[edit]

Rustavi[edit]

Sokhumi[edit]

Tbilisi[edit]

Tskhinvali[edit]

Vani[edit]

Germany[edit]

Gibraltar[edit]

Greece[edit]

Greenland[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Jersey[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Kosovo[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Luxembourg[edit]

Macedonia[edit]

Malta[edit]

Moldova[edit]

Montenegro[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Northern Cyprus[edit]

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

San Marino[edit]

Acquaviva[edit]

Borgo Maggiore[edit]

City of San Marino[edit]

Serravalle[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

a. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations member states.

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