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]

Turkey Istanbul, Turkey[1]
Russia Kazan, Russia[2]
Turkey Ankara, Turkey (2003)[3]

Armenia[edit]

United States Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States[4][5]

Azerbaijan[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Norway Kristiansand, Norway[6]
United Kingdom St Albans, England, United Kingdom (1988)[7][8]
United Kingdom Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, England, United Kingdom[9]

Cambodia[edit]

China[edit]

East Timor[edit]

United States Madison, Wisconsin, United States[10]

Egypt[edit]

Georgia[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

South Korea Seoul
United States Los Angeles
Cuba Havana
Russia Moscow
Belarus Minsk
Turkey Ankara
Georgia (country) Tbilisi
Hungary Budapest
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia[20]
Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan[21][better source needed]
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (October 2006)[22]
Malaysia Langkawi, Malaysia[23]

Iraq[edit]

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

Jordan[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Latvia Riga, Latvia[24]
Poland Gdańsk, Poland (1996)[25]
Georgia (country) Tbilisi, Georgia (2005)[26]
Philippines Manila, Philippines[27]
China Beijing, China[28]

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Kuwait[edit]

Mexico Mexico City, Mexico[29]

Lebanon[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Mongolia[edit]

Nepal[edit]

North Korea Pyongyang, North Korea[30]

North Korea[edit]

China Changchun, China[31]
China Jilin City, China[32]
Ecuador Guaranda, Ecuador[33]
Russia Ulan-Ude, Russia[34]
China Shanghai, China[35]
Peru Cusco, Peru[36]
Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia[39]
Bulgaria Pernik, Bulgaria[40]
Algeria Algiers, Algeria[41]
Iraq Baghdad, Iraq[30]
Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand[30]
United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates[30]
Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia[30]
Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal[30]
Russia Moscow, Russia[30]
China Tianjin, China[30]
Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan[42]
Mexico Rafael Lara Grajales, Mexico[43]
Ecuador Atuntaqui, Ecuador[33]
Mexico Puebla City, Mexico[44]
Japan Sakaiminato, Tottori, Japan[45]
Russia Vladivostok, Russia[46]

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)[47]
France Lyon, France (18 October 2000)[48]
Turkey Gaziantep, Turkey (13 November 2005)[49][better source needed]
Belarus Brest, Belarus (28 January 2010)[50][better source needed]

Taiwan[edit]

Tajikistan[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Turkmenistan[edit]

Turkey İzmir, Turkey[94]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

State of Palestine Bethlehem, Palestine[95]
Spain Madrid, Spain (2007)[96]
United States Houston, Texas, United States (2002)[97]
Australia Brisbane, Australia (2009)[98]
Belarus Minsk, Belarus[99]
North Korea Pyongyang, North Korea[30]

Uzbekistan[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Yemen[edit]

Turkey Ankara, Turkey (2004)[100]

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