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Eskişehir, Turkey

Eskişehir, Turkey Eskişehir is located on the banks of the Porsuk River where it overlooks the fertile Phrygian Valley and is home to various manufacturing companies and two prominent universities. Eskişehir is interested in developing a new sister city relationship with a community in the U.S. with a focus in cultural, municipal, business and trade, and academic exchanges.

Versailles, France

Versailles, France The historic City of Versailles is home to more than 80,000 residents in the great Paris region. The community is looking to pair with a prominent U.S. community to work together in opening a new museum focused on the historical connection in U.S. history with the singing of the Treaty of Paris.

Jose P. Rizal, Philippines

Jose P. Rizal, Philippines Jose P. Rizal is a first class municipality located on the serene provincial island of Palawan and is home to more than 40,000 residents. A community rich with culture, Rizal is interested in developing a U.S. sister city relationship to facilitate cultural and economic exchanges.

Guiyang, China

Guiyang, China The City of Guiyang is home to 4.3 million residents and is comprised of seven urban districts. As the economic and commercial hub of the Guizhou Province, the city is at the retail and wholesale center with companies like Wal-Mart, Carrefour, RT-Mart, and several others. The City of Guiyang is looking to establish a relationship with a community in the U.S. to foster an economic and cultural partnership.

Cabedelo, Brazil

Cabedelo, Brazil Cabedelo is located in the João Pessoa metropolitan region and serves as a strategic resource for the maritime and port activities for the region. With over 60,000 residents, Cabedelo is a host to a tropical climate, natural beauty, and countless opportunities for diverse business opportunities. Cabedelo is looking to develop a sister city relationship with a community with similar geographical features and population.

Siaya County, Kenya

Siaya County, Kenya Located on the eastern banks of Lake Victoria, Siaya County supports a strong fishing industry with a number of hatcheries along the waterfront communities. Agriculture is the main economic force for the county with local production of rice, cotton, coffee, sugarcane, and tobacco. Siaya County is looking to establish its first U.S. sister city.

Sloviansk, Ukraine

Sloviansk, Ukraine A city in the Donetsk Oblast, Sloviansk was founded in 1676 and built its economy on salt production. Today, the community is a producer of machinery and chemical equipment. Heavily affected by the Siege of Sloviansk the community is looking to rebound and strengthen relationships with the U.S.

Tamar Regional Council, Israel

Tamar Regional Council, Israel The Tamar Regional Council is located between the Dead Sea and the Judean Desert in South Israel. With a great emphasis on nature and culture, Tamar proudly hosts an annual marathon race, an annual outdoor opera, and a national music festival. With nearly 1,500 residents, the Tamar Regional Council is looking to develop a sister city relationship focused on tourism, education, and community development.

Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane, Laos Located on the Mekong River, Vientiane is the capital and largest city of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. Vientiane serves as the economic force for the country with rapidly growing economic sector since the opening of the country’s stock exchange in 2011. The capital city is home to more than 780,000 residents and is interested in developing its first U.S. sister city partnership.

Kavajë, Albania

Kavajë, Albania Kavajë is located on the western bank of the Adriatic Sea in the country’s Western Lowlands. Provided the regional climate, Kavajë cultivates a strong agricultural industry with thousands of acres of fruit and vegetable produce. Home to more than 75,000 residents, the community fosters a strong healthcare and education system. With a rich culture, the Kavajë is looking to establish its first sister city relationship with a community in the U.S.