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Machala, Ecuador

Machala, EcuadorMachala is the capital of the El Oro Province near the gulf city of Guayaquil. With a population of 241,000, Machala serves as a commercial center for the regions large agricultural industry. The community is interested in a U.S. partner to foster cooperation in secondary education as well as economic and technical exchanges.

South Eastern Region, Malta

South Eastern Region, Malta Pictured on Marsamxett and Grand Harbor, the South Eastern Region is one of five regions of Malta and includes the southeastern part of the main island of Malta, including the capital Valletta. The picturesque community is looking to develop a sister city relationship focused on municipal and economic exchanges

Los Rios Province, Ecuador

Los Rios Province, Ecuador The Los Rios Province is located in Central Ecuador west of the Andes Mountain Range, and is home to nearly 800,000 residents. The economy is largely comprised of agriculture and paper and sugar production. Los Rios is interested in a U.S. partner to engage in academic, governmental, and cultural exchanges, as well as knowledge sharing in the agriculture industry.

Vezprém, Hungary

Vezprém, Hungary One of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, Veszprém is located in Western Hungary and is home to 60,000 residents. Rich in culture, the picturesque city is filled with beautiful architecture and art galleries. The community is looking to twin with a U.S. community to engage its sizable manufacturing base to build strategic economic partnerships.

Muaz Bin Jabal, Jordan

Muaz Bin Jabal, Jordan Muaz Bin Jabal is a medium sized cluster of towns and villages located on the eastern bank of the Lower Jordan River. It is home to approximately 45,000 residents. Muaz is interested in exploring exchanges focused on culture and community development.

Santa Catarina, Brazil (State)

Santa Catarina, Brazil (State) The state of Santa Catarina is located in southern Brazil on the Atlantic Coast and is home to more than 6.6 million people. Santa Catarina fosters a diverse economy with agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing topping the list and a new focus in the technology sector. Santa Catarina is looking for a U.S. partner state that will complement their growing economy.

Swieqi, Malta

Swieqi, Malta Swieqi is a residential town located in the North East part of Malta. It is a few minutes from Sliema and Paceville and St. Julian’s. Originally, the area attracted the upper classes who built large and luxurious townhouses. The town is home to 10,000 people with a grown service sector and English language schools. They are looking for a U.S. partner focused on music, education, arts and culture, and youth exchanges.

Oranjestad, Aruba

Oranjestad, Aruba Oranjestad is a unique blend of old and new that lends a distinctive charm to Aruba’s capital.  A bustling harbor city, Oranjestad’s streets and malls are dotted with international luxury retailers, diverse boutiques, and jewelry stores.   Oranjestad is home to the Universiteit van Aruba, the Xavier University School of Medicine and the island’s largest secondary school, Colegio Arubano.

Tetovo, Macedonia

Tetovo, Macedonia Situated on the crossroads of Europe and Asia in the Northwest of Macedonia, Tetovo enjoys both rich and diverse cultural heritage and beautiful outdoor spaces in the surrounding Sharr Mountains. The Municipality of Tetovo is interested in developing a sister city relationship with a community in the U.S. that is focused on cultural, academic, municipal, and economic development exchanges.

Çankaya, Turkey

Çankaya, Turkey Çankaya is the central metropolitan district of the city of Ankara, the capital of Turkey, and is the home of the President of Turkey. The area is also home to many of the capital’s embassies, government departments, and best-known landmarks. The community is interested in a sister city relationship in the U.S. with a focus in social services, energy and climate, culture, tourism, and gender equality.