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This is a list of sister states, regions, and cities in the U.S. state of Ohio. Sister cities, known in Europe as town twins, are municipalities (sometimes counties, regions, states and other sub-national entities) that cooperate to foster cultural links. They interact with each other across a broad range of activities, often including education, business, the arts, or health care.

Many Ohio jurisdictions work with foreign cities through Sister Cities International, an organization whose goal is to "Promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation."

Sister states of Ohio

Ohio Jurisdiction Sister State, Region, or City Country Since
State of Ohio Anambra State Nigeria Nigeria 1979
Ifetedo Nigeria Nigeria 1984
Hubei Province People's Republic of China China 1979
Lower Austria Austria Austria 1989
Paraná Brazil Brazil 1986
Saitama Prefecture Japan Japan 1990
Taiwan Province Republic of China Taiwan 1990

Sister cities of Ohio cities and counties

Munich skyline
Munich is one of nine sisters to Cincinnati (though only eight are active as of 2009 due to the suspension of the Harare twinship).
Bratislava Panorama R01
Slovakia has a number of twins in Ohio; Bratislava, is one of many belonging to Cleveland.
Old harbour view
Genoa and Columbus are twinned mainly because of native Genovese Christopher Columbus.
Holon Twin cities
Dayton's city seal, featured in Holon, Israel's gateway, is the second from the right in this picture.
Toledo Skyline Panorama, Spain - Dec 2006
Toledo, Spain and Toledo, Ohio formed the world's first-ever intercity partnership in 1931, predating both Sister Cities International and US President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Sister Cities initiative.
Ohio Jurisdiction Sister State, Region, or City Country Since
Akron Chemnitz, Saxony Germany Germany 1997
Kiryat Ekron, Center District Israel Israel
Ashtabula Bardejov, Šariš Region Slovakia Slovakia
Bellefontaine Suzuka, Mie Japan Japan
Blue Ash Ilmenau, Thuringia Germany Germany 2000
Bowling Green St. Thomas, Ontario Canada Canada
Brunswick Razgrad, Razgrad Province Bulgaria Bulgaria 1998
Canton Acre, North District Israel Israel
Celina Nandan, Hyogo Japan Japan
Centerville Bad Zwischenahn, Lower Saxony Germany Germany
Waterloo, Ontario Canada Canada
Chillicothe Azov, Rostov Oblast Russia Russia
Córdoba, Veracruz Mexico Mexico
Cincinnati Amman Jordan Jordan 2015
Gifu, Gifu Japan Japan 1988
Harare, Harare Province Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1990
Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast Ukraine Ukraine 1989
Liuzhou, Guangxi Province People's Republic of China China 1988
Munich, Bavaria Germany Germany 1989
Mysore, Karnataka India India 2012
Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle France France 1991
New Taipei Republic of China Taiwan 1994
Cleveland Achill Island, County Mayo Republic of Ireland Ireland 2003
Alexandria Egypt Egypt
Bahir Dar, Amhara Ethiopia Ethiopia
Bangalore, Bayaluseeme India India 1992
Beit She'an, North District Israel Israel 1995
Braşov, Braşov County Romania Romania 1991
Bratislava, Bratislava Region Slovakia Slovakia
Cleveland England England, UK 1995
Conakry, Conakry Region Guinea Guinea
Fier, Fier District Albania Albania 2006
Gdańsk, Pomeranian Voivodeship Poland Poland 1990
Guadalajara, Jalisco

Mexico Mexico

Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria Nigeria
Klaipėda, Klaipėda County Lithuania Lithuania 1992
Lima, Lima Province Peru Peru
Ljubljana Slovenia Slovenia
Miskolc, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County Hungary Hungary
Nettuno, Lazio Italy Italy
Rouen, Normandy France France 2008
Segundo Montes, Morazán El Salvador El Salvador 1991
Taipei Republic of China Taiwan
Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast Russia Russia 1990
Cleveland Heights Novgorod, Novgorod Oblast Russia Russia
Columbus Ahmedabad, Gujarat India India 2008
Dresden, Saxony Germany Germany 1992
Genoa, Liguira Italy Italy 1955
Hefei, Anhui Province People's Republic of China China 1988
Herzliya, Tel-Aviv District Israel Israel 1994
Kumasi, Ashanti Region Ghana Ghana 2008
Odense, Syddenmark Denmark Denmark 1988
Seville, Andalusia Spain Spain 1988
Tainan Republic of China Taiwan 1980
Zapopan, Jalisco Mexico Mexico 2008
Dayton Augsburg, Bavaria Germany Germany 1964
Holon, Tel-Aviv District Israel Israel
Monrovia, Montserrado County Liberia Liberia
Ōiso, Kanagawa Japan Japan
Sarajevo, Sarajevo Canton Template:Country data Bosnia Bosnia and Herzegovina 1999
Delaware Baumholder Germany Germany 2011
East Liverpool Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire England England, UK
Englewood Billerbeck, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany Germany 1983
Euclid Naraha, Fukushima Japan Japan
Glandorf Glandorf, Lower Saxony Germany Germany 1976
Hamilton Hamilton, South Lanarkshire Scotland Scotland, UK
Huber Heights Dover, Kent England England, UK
Rheinsberg, Brandenburg Germany Germany
Hudson Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria Germany Germany 1984
Kent Dudince, Banská Bystrica Region Slovakia Slovakia 2003
Kettering Kettering, Northamptonshire England England, UK 1978
Steyr, Upper Austria Austria Austria 1970
Lima Harima, Hyōgo Japan Japan 1999
Mansfield Mansfield, Nottinghamshire England England, UK 1989
Tamura, Fukushima Japan Japan 2000
Miamisburg Owen Sound, Ontario Canada Canada
Middletown Osaki, Miyagi Japan Japan
Milan Yawata, Kyoto Japan Japan
Montgomery Neuilly-Plaisance, Île-de-France France France
Oakwood Outremont, Quebec Canada Canada
Le Vésinet, Île-de-France France France 1972
Oberlin Ile-Ife, Osun State Nigeria Nigeria
Portsmouth Great Corby, Cumbria England England, UK
Orizaba, Veracruz Mexico Mexico
Zittau, Saxony Germany Germany
Springfield Casey, Victoria Australia Australia 1986
Kragujevac, Šumadija Serbia Serbia 2000
Piteşti, Argeş County Romania Romania 2000
Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt Germany Germany 1995
St. Marys Awaji, Hyōgo Japan Japan
Lienen, North Rhine-Westphaila Germany Germany
Tiffin Bursa Turkey Turkey 1983
Toledo Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha Spain Spain 1931
Delmenhorst, Lower Saxony Germany Germany 2002
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu India India 2009
Londrina, Paraná Brazil Brazil 1975
Poznań, Greater Poland Voivodeship Poland Poland 1991
Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province People's Republic of China China 1985
Szeged, Csongrád County Hungary Hungary 1990
Tanga, Tanga Region Tanzania Tanzania 2001
Toyohashi, Aichi Japan Japan 2000
Troy Takahashi, Okayama Japan Japan
Vandalia Lichtenfels Germany Germany 1975
Prestwick, South Ayrshire Scotland Scotland, UK 1993
Van Wert Goshiki, Hyogo Japan Japan
Vermilion Paimpol, Côtes-d'Armor France France
Wapakoneta Lengerich, Westphalia Germany Germany 1994
Wellington Crieff, Perth and Kinross Scotland Scotland, UK
Westlake Tralee, County Kerry Republic of Ireland Ireland 2009
Kingsville Canada Canada 2012
Wooster Collepietro, L'Aquila Italy Italy
Worthington Sayama, Saitama Japan Japan
Yellow Springs El Jícaro, Nueva Segovia Nicaragua Nicaragua 1986
Youngstown Al-Bireh, Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate Palestinian National Authority Palestine Authority, Palestine
Salerno, Campania Italy Italy 2004
Spišská Nová Ves, Košice Region Slovakia Slovakia 1991
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