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Sister Cities
Sister Cities
Update: 2020-03-18     Source: Guangzhou Foreign Affairs Office

Since 1979 Guangzhou has forged sister-city ties with 38 cities all around the world.

1. Fukuoka, Japan

Location signed: Fukuoka

Date: 1979.5.2


2. Los Angeles, the United States of America

Location signed: Los Angeles

Date: 1981.12.8


3. Manila, Philippines

Location signed: Manila

Date: 1982.11.5


4. Vancouver, Canada

Location signed: Vancouver

Date: 1985.3.27


5. Sydney, Australia

Location signed: Sydney

Date: 1986.5.12


6. Bari, Italy

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 1986.11.12


7. Lyon, France

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 1988.1.19


8. Frankfurt, Germany

Location signed: Frankfurt

Date: 1988.4.11


9. Auckland, New Zealand

Location signed: Auckland

Date: 1989.2.17


10. Gwangju, Republic of Korea

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 1996.10.25


11. Linkoping, Sweden

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 1997.11.24


12. Durban, South Africa

Location signed: Durban

Date: 2000.7.17


13. Bristol, the United Kingdom

Location signed: Bristol

Date: 2001.5.23


14. Yekaterinburg, Russia

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2002.7.10


15. Arequipa, Peru

Location signed: Arequipa

Date: 2004.10.27


16. Surabaya, Indonesia

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2005.12.21


17. Vilnius, Lithuania

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2006.10.12


18. Birmingham, the United Kingdom

Location signed: Birmingham

Date: 2006.12.04


19. Hambantota, Sri Lanka

Location signed: Beijing

Date: 2007.2.27


20. Recife, Brazil

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2007.10.22


21. Tampere, Finland

Location signed: Tampere

Date: 2008.12.02


22. Bangkok, Thailand

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2009.11.13


23. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Location signed: Buenos Aires

Date: 2012.04.16


24. Dubai, the United Arab Emirates

Location signed: Dubai

Date: 2012.4.18


25. Kuwait City, Kuwait

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2012.4.25


26. Kazan, Russia

Location signed: Forged friendly ties through letters

Date: 2012.7.06


27. Istanbul, Turkey

Location signed: Istanbul

Date: 2012.7.18


28. Harare, Zimbabwe

Location signed: Signed in Guangzhou and delivered to Harare

Date: 2012.9.03


29. San Jose, Costa Rica

Location signed: San Jose

Date: 2012.9.11


30. Noboribetsu, Japan

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2012.11.15


31. Valencia, Spain

Location signed: Signed in Guangzhou and delivered to Valencia

Date: 2012.12.29


32. Rabat, Morocco

Location signed: Rabat

Date: 2013.10.03


33. Lodz, Poland

Location signed: Forged friendly ties through letters

Date: 2014.8.20


34. Ahmedabad, India

Location signed: Ahmedabad

Date: 2014.9.17


35. Pokhara, Nepal

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2014.11.29


36. Quito, Ecuador

Location signed: Guangzhou

Date: 2014.11.29


37. Santiago, Chile

Location signed: Forged friendly ties through letters

Date: 2017.6.20


38. Mombasa County, Kenya

Location signed: Forged friendly ties through letters

Date: 2018.11.27


(Sourced from Guangzhou Foreign Affairs Office)



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