Los Angeles - Sister Cities

Sister Cities

Los Angeles has 25 sister cities, listed chronologically by year joined:

  • Eilat, Israel (1959)
  • Nagoya, Japan (1959)
  • Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (1962)
  • Bordeaux, France (1964)
  • Berlin, Germany (1967)
  • Lusaka, Zambia (1968)
  • Mexico City, Mexico (1969)
  • Auckland, New Zealand (1971)
  • Busan, South Korea (1971)
  • Mumbai, India (1972)
  • Tehran, Iran (1972)
  • Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China (1979)
  • Guangzhou, People's Republic of China (1981)
  • Athens, Greece (1984)
  • Saint Petersburg, Russia (1984)
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (1986)
  • Giza, Egypt (1989)
  • Jakarta, Indonesia (1990)
  • Kaunas, Lithuania (1991)
  • Makati, Philippines (1992)
  • Split, Croatia (1993)
  • San Salvador, El Salvador (2005)
  • Beirut, Lebanon (2006)
  • Ischia, Campania, Italy (2006)
  • Yerevan, Armenia (2007)

In addition, Los Angeles has the following "friendship cities":

  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Łódź, Poland
  • Manchester, England, United Kingdom
  • Los Angeles also has an exchange partnership with Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Famous quotes containing the words sister and/or cities:

    England! awake! awake! awake!
    Jerusalem thy sister calls!
    Why wilt thou sleep the sleep of death,
    And close her from thy ancient walls?
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    This is not only a war of soldiers in uniform. It is a war of the people, of all the people, and it must be fought not only on the battlefield but in the cities and the villages, in the factories and on the farms, in the home and in the heart of every man, woman and child who loves freedom.
    Arthur Wimperis (1874–1953)