Baltimore has eleven sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International:
- Alexandria, Egypt (1995)
- Ashkelon, Israel (2005)
- Bremerhaven, Germany (2007)
- Gbarnga, Liberia (1973)
- Genoa, Italy (1985)
- Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan (1978)
- Luxor, Egypt (1982)
- Odessa, Ukraine (1974)
- Piraeus, Greece (1982)
- Rotterdam, Netherlands (1985)
- Xiamen, China (1985)
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... Obihiro has three international sister-cities Seward, Alaska, United States - (1968) While on a business trip in Alaska, a (former) teacher at Obihiro's Agricultural High School, Yasuhiko Ohzono, was ... The City of Obihiro also created a resolution on March 27, 1968, the sister city agreement was signed by both sides, and exchange between the two cities began ... Both mayors and many citizens of both cities have participated in exchanges, and the high school student exchange program has been put on every year since the summer of 1973 ...
... Minot maintains a sister city relationship with the Norwegian city of Skien ... Minot is also a sister city of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, about 300 miles (480 km) to the north-west ... The cities share many qualities, including their size, location on river valleys, historical origins, and air force bases ...
... Relations with Ikata's only overseas sister city, Red Wing, Minnesota, USA, originally began as an exchange of technical knowledge and skills between engineers at ... The two towns became official sister cities in August 1995 ... Ikata has two sister cities, both of which also have nuclear power plants Tomari, Hokkaidō, Japan, since February 1998 Red Wing, Minnesota, United States, since August 1995 ...
Famous quotes containing the words cities and/or sister:
“Beyond the horizon, or even the knowledge, of the cities along the coast, a great, creative impulse is at workthe only thing, after all, that gives this continent meaning and a guarantee of the future. Every Australian ought to climb up here, once in a way, and glimpse the various, manifold life of which he is a part.”
—Vance Palmer (18851959)
“Not all conflicts between siblings are good, of course. A child who is repeatedly humiliated or made to feel insignificant by a brother or sister is learning little except humiliation and shame.”
—Lawrence Kutner (20th century)