Las Vegas has several sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International:
- Ansan, South Korea
- Jeju City, South Korea
- Huludao, Liaoning, China
- Phuket, Thailand
- Angeles City, Philippines
- Pamukkale, Turkey
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... 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 Ikata Nuclear Power Plant ... 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 ...
... Obihiro has three international sister-cities Seward, Alaska, United States - (1968) While on a business trip in Alaska, a (former) teacher at Obihiro's ... 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 ...
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“Just as language has no longer anything in common with the thing it names, so the movements of most of the people who live in cities have lost their connexion with the earth; they hang, as it were, in the air, hover in all directions, and find no place where they can settle.”
—Rainer Maria Rilke (18751926)
“Let me see, what am I to buy for our sheep-shearing feast? Three pound of sugar, five pound of currants, ricewhat will this sister of mine do with rice? But my father hath made her mistress of the feast, and she lays it on.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)