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This is a list of sister states, regions, and cities in the U.S. state of Colorado. Sister cities, known in Europe as town twins, are cities which partner with each other to promote human contact and cultural links, although this partnering is not limited to cities and often includes counties, regions, states and other sub-national entities.

Many New York State jurisdictions partner with foreign cities through Sister Cities International, an organization whose goal is to, "Promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation." Sister cities interact with each other across a broad range of activities, from health care and education to business and the arts.

Sister cities of Colorado cities and counties

Luftbild Davos
Davos, Switzerland is twinned with another well-known skiing locale: Aspen.
Dushanbe, Tajikistan gave the gift of a teahouse to their sisters in Boulder in 1990.
Rue de Siam
The Rue de Siam in Brest, France. Brest's twinship with Denver is the second-oldest in the United States and the oldest in Colorado's capital city.
Colorado Jurisdiction Sister State, Region, or City Country Since
Arvada Jinzhou, Liaoning China 2008
Kyzylorda, Kyzylorda Province Kazakhstan
Mechelen, Antwerp, Flanders Belgium
Chamonix, Rhône-Alpes France 1987
Davos, Graubünden Switzerland
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria Germany 1966
Queenstown, Otago New Zealand 1992
San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro Argentina 2003
Shimukappu, Hokkaidō Japan
Aurora Jacó, Puntarenas Costa Rica
Seongnam, Gyeonggi South Korea 1992
Zielona Góra, Lubusz Province Poland
Boulder Dushanbe Tajikistan 1987
Jalapa, Nueva Segovia Nicaragua 1984
Lhasa, Tibet China 1986
Ciudad Mante, Jalisco Mexico 2000
Yamagata, Yamagata Prefecture Japan
Yateras, Guantánamo Cuba 2002
Brighton Ziębice, Lower Silesian Voivodeship Poland 1997
Broomfield Broomfield, Kent United Kingdom 1989
Ueda, Nagano Japan 2001
Canon City Kahoku, Yamagata Japan
Colorado Springs Bankstown, New South Wales Australia 1999
Bishkek Kyrgyzstan 1994
Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Japan 1962
Kaohsiung Taiwan 1983
Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua Mexico 1996
Olympia Greece 2014
Smolensk, Smolensk Oblast Russia 1987
Denver See Sister cities of Denver, Colorado
Estes Park Monteverde, Puntarenas Costa Rica 2004
Evans Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire United Kingdom
Fort Collins Alcalá de Henares, Community of Madrid Spain
Grand Junction El Espino, San Pedro Perulapán, Cuscatlán El Salvador 2005
Greeley Moriya, Ibaraki Prefecture Japan
Lakewood Chester, Cheshire United Kingdom
Portsmouth, Hampshire United Kingdom 1982
Stade, Lower Saxony Germany
Sutherland Shire Australia 1976
Littleton Bega, New South Wales Australia 1961
Longmont Chino, Nagano Prefecture Japan 1990
Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco Mexico 1997
Pueblo Bergamo, Lombardy Italy 2006
Chihuahua, Chihuahua Mexico 1988
Lucca Sicula, Sicily Italy
Maribor Slovenia
Puebla, Puebla Mexico
Weifang, Shandong Province China
Vail St. Moritz, Graubünden Switzerland
Steamboat Springs Saas-Fee, Valais Switzerland
San Martín de los Andes, Neuquén Argentina
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