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Sister cities

Sister cities
No. City Nation Date of
sisterhood
agreement
Area
(㎢)
Population
(1,000
people)
Features of city
1 Hagi Japan October 29,
1968
698.86 50

- Cultural, tourism, and rural city
- Advanced agriculture, fisheries,
and tourism

2 Hualian Taiwan June 19,
1981
29.4 105

- One of the three airports of Taiwan
- City of tourism and port

3 Portland U.S. November 20,
1987
376.5 583

- International trading post
- Center of economy, commerce,
and transportation of Oregon

4 Chang
chun
China March 15,
1994
20,604 7,729

- Advanced automobile-related
industries
- City of culture and economy

5 Kocaeli Turkey June 2,
2002
3,800 1,089

- Port city
- Hyundai Motor Company location

6 Santos Brazil June 3,
2002
217 418

- Brazil’s largest port city

7 Khanh
Hoa
Vietnam June 20,
2002
5,197 1,160

- Advanced tourism and fisheries

8 Tomsk Russia November 12,
2003
10,600 484

- Logistics-centered port city
- Science-centered city

9 Wuxi China September 27, 2013 4,627 4,722

- Located in Yangtze River Delta
- Industrial city

Friendship cities

Friendship cities
No. City Nation Date of
sisterhood
agreement
Area
(㎢)
Population
(1,000
people)
Features of city
1 Yantai China November 8,
2001
13,746 6,516

- Port city of Shandong
- Advanced food, textile,
and machinery industries

2 Niigata Japan September 21,
2006
726.1 800

- Eight international regular air
service lines
- Center of transportation of
northern Japan

3 Qingdao China August 3,
2009
11,282 9,046

- Eastern Shandong
- Sub-provincial city of
economy

4 Karagandy Kazakhstan April 22,
2010
428,000 1,375

- Kazakhstan’s largest province
- Abundant underground
resources including petroleum,
natural gas, gold, glass, etc.

5 Kumamoto Japan April 26,
2010
389.5 739

- Located in the southwest of
Kumamoto Prefecture which
is the center of Kyushu
- Tourism city where
Kumamoto Castle is located in

6 Basra Iraq October 5,
2011
19,070 1,800

- Iraq’s second city and largest
trade port
- 85% of the total petroleum
production of Iraq

7 Monte
video
Uruguay June 11,
2012
209 1,327

- Capital city of Uruguay
- “Small Paris” of South America

8 Moravian
-Silesian
Czech November 20,
2014
5,427 1,261

- Hyundai Motor Company’s
plants location

9 Mandalay Myanmar May 2,
2016
163.84 953

- Economic hub of northern
Myanmar and the cultural
center of Myanmar

10 Chennai India August 2,
2016
1,189 8,700

- Provincial capital of Tamil
Nadu (Central city of southern
India)