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International Exchange: List of Sister Cities

Sister cities, towns and villages of Kyoto Prefecture

Name of city, town and village City Name Nation name Tie-up date
Kyoto City Paris French Republic June 15, 1958
Boston United States of America (Massachusetts) June 24, 1959
Cologne Federal Republic of Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) May 29, 1963
Firenze Republic of Italy (Tuscany) September 22, 1965
Kiev Ukraine September 7, 1971
Xi’an People’s Republic of China (Shaanxi) May 10, 1974
Guadalajara United Mexican States (Jalisco) October 20, 1980
Zagreb Republic of Croatia October 22, 1981
Prague Czech Republic April 15, 1996
Maizuru City Nakhodka Russian Federation (Primorsky Krai) June 21, 1961
Dalian People’s Republic of China (Liaoning) May 8, 1982
Portsmouth United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland May 27, 1998
Ayabe City Jyojyuku People’s Republic of China (Jiangsu) May 12, 1989
Jerusalem State of Israel February 9, 2000
Uji City Nuwara Eliya Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka April 12, 1986
XianYang People’s Republic of China (Shaanxi) July 24, 1986
Kamloops Canada (British Columbia) July 1, 1990
Miyazu City Nelson New Zealand May 7, 1976
Del Rey Beach United States of America (Florida) September 29, 1977
Qin Huang Dao People’s Republic of China (Hebei) July 6, 1987
Kameoka City Knittelfeld Republic of  Austria (Steiermark) April 14, 1964
Jandira Federative Republic of Brazil (Sao Paulo) November 3, 1985
Stillwater United States of America (Oklahoma) November 3, 1985
Suzhou People’s Republic of China (Jiangsu) December 31, 1996
Joyo City Kyongsan Republic of  Korea (North Gyeongsang) January 22, 1991
Vancouver United States of America (Washington) October 30, 1995
Muko City Saratoga United States of America (California) November 16, 1984
Hangzhou People’s Republic of China (Zhejiang) September 27, 1985
Nagaokakyo City Ningbo People’s Republic of China (Zhejiang) April 21, 1983
Arlington United States of America (Massachusetts) September 21, 1984
Yawata City Milan United States of America (Ohio) August 12, 1986
Baoji People’s Republic of China (Shaanxi) November 11, 1992
Nantan City Manila Republic of the Philippines (Luzon) August 21, 1985
Clutha District New Zealand November 7, 2002
Kyotango City Bozhou City Peoole’s Republic of China (Anhui Province) October 6, 2006
Seika Town Norman United States of America (Oklahoma State) September 1, 2005
Kyotanba Town Hawksbury Australia (New South Wales State) June 7, 1988

Total

Number of tie-up cities, towns and villages Number of Cities Number of Nations
14 (12 cities and 2 towns) 37 20 People’s Republic of China 10, South Korea 1, Philippines 1, Srilanka 1, Australia 1, New Zealand 2,
Austria 1, France 1, Germany 1, Italy 1, England 1, Russia 1, Ukraine 1, Croatia 1, Czech 1, United States 8, Canada 1, Mexico 1, Brazil 1, Israel 1

Partner City

Name of city,town,and village City name Nation name Tie-up date
Kyoto City Jinju Republic of  Korea(Gyoengsangnam-Do) April 27,1999
Konya Republic of  Turky December 12,2009