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Sister Cities

Sister Cities
City Country/Area Date of exchange Size of land(km²)

Population(thousand)

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Kaohsiung Taiwan 1966.6.30 2,946 2,770 Major port city in Taiwan
Los Angeles U.S.A. 1967.12.18 1,201 3,310 Largest port city in Pacific coast area. It is also the center of space industry
Shimonoseki Japan 1976.10.11 716 300 Located at the western tip of Honshu.
An important fishing and passenger ferry port.
Barcelona Spain 1983.10.25 99 1,508 Located on the Mediterranean coast.
A major commercial and business center.
Rio de Janeiro Brazil 1985.9.23 1,356 6,000 One of the most beautiful ports in the world.
Vladivostok Russia 1992.6.30 562 584 Biggest port city in Russia
Shanghai China 1993.8.24 6,340 22,208 Largest city in China and main port.
Surabaya Indonesia 1994.8.29 326 2,857 Capital of Eastern Java
Victoria Australia 1994.10.17 227,600 5,037 Major industries are manufacturing and energy related industries
Tijuana Mexico 1995.1.17 1,564 1,200 Center of Mexican industry in the NAFTA area - metal, food and manufacturing
Ho Chi Mihn Vietnam 1995.11.3 2,057 8,400 Major port city in Vietnam
Auckland New Zealand 1996.4.22 295 380 Largest city in New Zealand and main port.
Valparaiso Chile 1999.1.27 326.3 277 Main port of Chile
Western Cape South Africa 2000.6.5 129,370 4,110 Port city province in southwestern South Africa
Montreal Canada 2000.9.19 3,509 3,127 Major port city in Canada
Istanbul Turkey 2002.6.4 1,003 14,800 Largest city in Turkey and main port
Dubai UAE 2006.11.13 4,114 2,260 Commercial capital and second largest of the United Arab Emirates
Fukuoka Japan 2007.2.2 337 1,420 Largest city in Kyushu and important passenger ferry port. Political,economic and cultural center
Chicago U.S.A. 2007.5.7 590 2,900 The financial, business, and cultural capital of the Midwest.
St. Petersburg Russia 2008.6.11 1,439 4,660 The Russian capital of culture and arts
Phnom Penh Cambodia 2009.6.11 375 1,320 The capital and the largest city of Cambodia
Mumbai India 2009.11.19 438 18,000 The commercial and financial center of India
Thessaloniki Greece 2010.3.8 17.8 350 The second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Macedonia
Casablanca Morocco 2011.4.26 324 3,672 The 6th largest city on the African continent
Cebu the Philippines 2011.12.16 4,933 2,500 The No. 1 province of the Philippines
Yangon Myanmar 2013.1.14 599 7,000 The current commercial center of Myanmar