List of sister cities in the Philippines

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These cities in the Philippines have sister city relationships with foreign and local communities.

Provinces[edit]

Cities[edit]

A[edit]

United States Las Vegas, Nevada, United States[4][9]
South Korea Cheonan, South Korea[citation needed]

B[edit]

South Korea Andong, South Korea, since 2008[10]
Taiwan Keelung, Taiwan[11][12]
United States Long Beach, California, United States[4][13]
IndonesiaSingaraja, Indonesia, since 2008[10]
Philippines Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, since 2012[14]
Peru Cusco, Perú[15][16]
Philippines Dalaguete, Cebu, Philippines, since 2012[14]
China Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China[1][15][16]
Japan Hanyū, Saitama, Japan[2]
United States Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, since 1995[4][15][17][18]
Russia Kislovodsk, Stavropol Krai, Russia[16]
Philippines Libon, Albay, Philippines, since 2012[14]
Philippines Pudtol, Apayao, Philippines, since 2012[14]
South Korea Taebaek, South Korea[15][16]
United States Vallejo, California, United States[4][15][19]
Canada Vaughan, Ontario, Canada[15][16]
Japan Wakkanai, Hokkaido, Japan[2][15]

C[edit]

South Korea Gwangyang, South Korea, since October 29, 2012[20][21]
China Harbin, Heilongjiang, China[1]
United States Norfolk, Virginia, United States[4][22][23]
Taiwan Tainan City, Taiwan, since September 9, 2005[24]
South Korea Guri, South Korea[25]
Czech Republic Litoměřice, Czech Republic[26][27]
United States Walnut, California, United States[4][28]
Germany Wilhelmsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany[29]
United States San Diego, California, United States [4][28][30]
Taiwan Tainan City, Taiwan, since August 16, 1980[24]
United States Chula Vista, California, United States[4][28][31]
United States Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, since 1990[4][17]
Portugal Sabrosa, Portugal [32][note 1]
United States Salinas, California, United States[4]
United States Seattle, Washington, United States [4][33]
China Xiamen, China[1]
South Korea Yeosu, South Korea[34]
Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico[35]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]

D[edit]

Japan Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan[2]
United States Milpitas, California, United States[4][37]
Morocco Tangier, Morocco
Czech Republic Litoměřice, Czech Republic[26][27]
China Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China[1]
Philippines Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines[38]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]
United States Tacoma, Washington, United States[4][39]
Russia Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia
South Korea Yeongdong County, South Korea[40]
United States Alameda, California,[41] United States

G[edit]

Japan Tozawa,Yamagata, Japan

Athens,Grecce

I[edit]

United States Dededo, Guam, United States[42]
China Qingdao, Shandong, China, since 2003[43]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]
United States Stockton, California, United States[4][44]
China Yulin, Guangxi, China, since 2011[45]

L[edit]

United States Carson, California, United States[4][28][46]
United States Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, since 1969[4][17][47]
China Laibin, China[1]
China Sanya, China[1]
Japan Chōshi, Chiba, Japan[2]
United States Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States[4]
United StatesSterling Heights, Michigan, United States[4]
United States Fremont, California, United States[4][48]
China Fushun, China[1]

M[edit]

Philippines Butuan, Philippines,
Philippines Marawi, Philippines,
Philippines Tagum, Philippines,
East Turkestan China Ürümqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (East Turkestan), China,
Tibet ChinaLhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China,
Romania Bacău, Romania[49]
United States Longview, Washington, United States[4]
China Zibo, Shandong, China[1]
Bulgaria Vratsa, Bulgaria

N[edit]

ChinaShishi City, Fujian, China[1]
Taiwan Su-ao, Yilan, Taiwan[citation needed]

O[edit]

United States Bremerton, Washington, United States[4]
United States National City, California, United States [50]
United States Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States[51][note 2]
United States Jersey City, New Jersey, United States[4]

P[edit]

Australia Cooma, New South Wales, Australia[52]
China Beihai, China[1]
Malaysia Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Taiwan Hsinchu City, Taiwan
United States Maui County, Hawaii, United States, since 1999 as a Friendship City[4][7][53]
China Wuxi, China[1]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]

Q[edit]

R[edit]

Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[54]
United States San Bernardino, California, United States[4][28][55]
United States Guam, United States[56]
Turkey Balıkesir, Turkey[57]

S[edit]

United States San Mateo, California, United States[4]
Sweden Enköping, Sweden
Georgia (country) Rustavi, Georgia
Japan Amagi, Kagoshima, Japan[2]
United States Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States[4]
Bulgaria Plovdiv, Bulgaria

T[edit]

Japan Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan[2]
Australia City of Manningham, Victoria, Australia
United States Las Vegas, Nevada, United States[4]
United States Rohnert Park, California, United States[4][58]
Taiwan Tainan City, Taiwan, since August 16, 1980[24]
San Antonio, Nueva Ecija
Guam Asan, Guam
Taiwan Tainan City, Taiwan, since August 16, 1980[24]

U[edit]

United States Kauai County, Hawaii, United States[4]
Spain Ordizia, Spain[59]

V[edit]

Morocco Agadir, Morocco
United States Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, since 2003[4][17]
Argentina Mar del Plata, Argentina

Z[edit]

Spain Zaragoza, Spain[60][61]
Malaysia Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia[62]

Municipalities[edit]

Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]
United States Maui County, Hawaii, United States, since 1970[4][7][63]
United States Maui County, Hawaii, United States, since 2010[4][7][64]
Philippines Makati, Philippines[65]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]
United States Kauai County, Hawaii, United States[4]
Australia Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
United States Lakewood, Washington, United States[4][66]
United States Union City, California, United States[67]
Japan Gonohe, Aomori, Japan[2]
United States Mobile, Alabama, United States[4][68]
United States Maui County, Hawaii, United States, since 2005[4][7][69]
United States Juneau, Alaska, United States[4][70]
Philippines La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines[71]
Philippines Makati, Philippines[65]
Bulgaria Vidin, Bulgaria[citation needed]
Japan Tozawa, Yamagata, Japan[2]
Philippines Makati, Philippines[65]
Philippines Makati, Philippines[65]
United States Juneau, Alaska, United States[72]
Japan Sakegawa, Yamagata, Japan[2]
Philippines Danao, Bohol, Philippines[71]
Japan Hitachiōta, Ibaraki, Japan[2]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]
Japan Miyako, Iwate, Japan[2]
Argentina Rawson, Chubut, Argentina[citation needed]
Venezuela Coro, Falcón, Venezuela[citation needed]
Spain Murcia, Spain[citation needed]
United States Suisun City, California, United States[4][73]
United States San Luis Obispo, California, United States[4]
United States Palo Alto, California, United States[4][74]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]
United States Maui County, Hawaii, United States, since 1991 as a Friendship City[7]
United States Maui County, Hawaii, United States, since 2006[4][7][75]
United States Maui County, Hawaii, United States, since 1991 as a Friendship City[4][7]
United States Santa Clarita, California, United States[4][28][76]
United States Maui County, Hawaii, United States, since 2006[4][7][77]
Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[36]
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See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ But not according Portuguese reference
  2. ^ But not according Asia Matters for America

References[edit]

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  19. ^ "Baguio, Philippines & Vallejo, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
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  22. ^ "Cagayan de Oro, Philippines & Norfolk, Virginia". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
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  24. ^ a b c d "Introduction of Tainan’s Sister/Friend Cities". Tainan City Government. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  25. ^ "Calamba welcomes delegation from sister city in Korea". PNA and U.S. News Agency / Asian. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  26. ^ a b "PHL eyes putting up Rizal Center in Czech Republic". GMA News Online. 18 April 2011. Retrieved 5 February 2015. Many Filipinos visit Litomerice which has sister city agreements with Calamba and Dapitan in the Philippines, where Rizal used to live. 
  27. ^ a b "Czech ambassador to visit Dumaguete, Dapitan". GMA News Online. 28 October 2008. Retrieved 5 February 2015. Ludva vigorously promotes cultural and historical activities between the sister cities of Litomerice in the Czech Republic where Blumentritt grew up and where Rizal frequented, and Calamba in Laguna where Rizal was born. Litomerice and Calamba signed a sister city agreement in 1974. 
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  30. ^ "Cavite City, Philippines & San Diego, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  31. ^ "Cebu City, Philippines & Chula Vista, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  32. ^ "Cebu, Portugal Municipality Formalize Sister-city Deal". Manila Bulletin. Manila, Philippines. 30 October 2014. Archived from the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 2015-02-05. 
  33. ^ "Cebu City, Philippines & Seattle, Washington". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  34. ^ "Sister Cities Engaging in International Exchange". Yeosu City. Retrieved 2015-02-05. 
  35. ^ "Sister Cities, Public Relations". Guadalajara municipal government. Archived from the original on March 2, 2012. Retrieved March 12, 2013. 
  36. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Quezon City, Philippines & Maui, Hawaii". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  37. ^ "Dagupan City, Philippines & City of Milpitas, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  38. ^ "Duterte signs sister city agreement between Davao City and Bacoor". Rappler. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  39. ^ "Davao, Philippines & Tacoma, Washington". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
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  41. ^ http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/499690/news/regions/dumaguete-city-alameda-city-in-california-now-sister-cities
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  44. ^ "Iloilo, Philippines & Stockton, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  45. ^ Pendon, Lydia C. (26 October 2011). "Iloilo inks sisterhood pact with Yulin, China". Iloilo, Philippines: Sun.Star Publishing Inc. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  46. ^ "La Carlota, Philippines & Carson, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  47. ^ "Laoag, Philippines & Honolulu, Hawaii". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  48. ^ "Lipa City, Philippines & Fremont, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  49. ^ Lao, Garry B. (31 January 2009). "Mandaue Forges ties with Romanian City". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  50. ^ BatangGapo Subic Bay News (November 2005). "Sister City relations of Olongapo City and National City proclaimed". 
  51. ^ "Olongapo, Philippines & Virginia Beach, Virginia". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  52. ^ "Geographical Location". City of Pagadian. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  53. ^ "Puerto Princesa, Philippines & Maui, Hawaii". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  54. ^ Roxas City: Quezon City's New Sister City
  55. ^ "Roxas, Philippines & San Bernardino, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  56. ^ Guam, Philippines share long history of sister cities
  57. ^ Sister/Twin Cities of Balıkesir
  58. ^ "Tagaytay, Philippines & Rohnert Park, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  59. ^ "Urdaneta, Spain’s Ordizia Forge Sisterhood Pact". Sunday Punch. Dagupan City, Philippines. 15 December 2007. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  60. ^ "Zaragoza Internacional: Hermanamientos con Zaragoza" (official website) (in Spanish). Zaragoza, Spain: Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza. Archived from the original on 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2015-01-04. 
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  63. ^ "Bacarra City, Philippines & Maui, Hawaii". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  64. ^ "Badoc, Philippines & Maui, Hawaii". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  65. ^ a b c d "Makati celebrates 342nd foundation day with sister LGUs". Bayanihan.org. Philippine News Agency (PNA). 25 May 2012. Retrieved 2015-02-04 – via The Balita Organization. 
  66. ^ "Bauang La Union, Philippines & Lakewood, Washington". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  67. ^ "Baybay, Philippines & Union City, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  68. ^ "Bolinao, Philippines & Mobile, Alabama". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  69. ^ "Cabugao, Philippines & Maui, Hawaii". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  70. ^ "Camiling, Philippines". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  71. ^ a b Catajan, Maria Elena (28 October 2013). "La Trinidad helps sister city Danao, Bohol". Baguio, Philippines: Sun.Star Publishing Inc. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  72. ^ "Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines & Juneau, Alaska". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  73. ^ "Naguilian, Philippines & Suisun City, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  74. ^ "Palo, Philippines & Palo Alto, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  75. ^ "San Nicholas, Philippines & Maui, Hawaii". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  76. ^ "Sariaya, Philippines & Santa Clarita, California". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04. 
  77. ^ "Sarrat, Philippines & Maui, Hawaii". Washington, DC: Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2015-02-04.