Denver - Sister Cities

Sister Cities

Denver's relationship with Brest, France, began in 1948, making it the second-oldest sister city in the United States. Since then, Denver has established relationships with additional sister cities, and currently has a total of ten partnerships:

  • Brest, France, (1948)
  • Takayama, Japan (1960)
  • Nairobi, Kenya (1975)
  • Karmiel, Israel (1977)
  • Cuernavaca, Mexico (1983)
  • Potenza, Italy (1983)
  • Chennai, India (1984)
  • Kunming, China (1985)
  • Axum, Ethiopia (1995)
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (2001)

In addition to these, the Denver Regional Council of Governments (consisting of the city and 51 other local governments) has established a "sister city" relationship with the Baghdad Governorate, one of Iraq's eighteen provinces.

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