Alabama Sister Cities, Sister States and Friendship Cities

There is a long and rich Sister State and Cities as well as Friendship City relationship between Alabama as a state and its many cities and their counterparts around the world.  The following is an effort to document these relationships.  Please contact studyalabama.us@gmail.com to update, add or otherwise enhance this information.

ver 5/30/2019 STATE OF ALABAMA
SISTER CITY/SISTER STATE RELATIONSHIPS
Cities Sister Cities Verified date Date Est. Active? Nature of relationship
State of Alabama Taiwan Province (ROC) Sister State
State of Alabama Hubei Province (PRC) Sister State
State of Alabama Wirtschaftsfoerderung Brandenburg 1994 MOU
State of Alabama Abia State, Nigeria 2000 Partnership Agreement
State of Alabama Southeast U.S./Japan 1975 Association
State of Alabama Southeast U.S./Korea 1977 Association
State of Alabama Japan External Trade Organization 1999 MOU
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Anniston Shingu, Hyogo, Japan 1986 NOT ACTIVE
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Auburn Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria 1998 ACTIVE
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Birmingham Anshan, China 2018 SSCities report
Birmingham Chao Yang (district), China 2018 SSCities Report 1996 Friendship Cities
Birmingham Huangshi, China 2018 SSCities Report 1996 Friendship Cities
Birmingham Plzeň, Plzeň Region, Czech Republic 2018 SSCities Report 2005
Birmingham Liverpool, England, United Kingdom 2018 SSCities Report 2015
Birmingham Apaaso, Ghana 2018 SSCities Report
Birmingham Winneba, Ghana 2018 SSCities Report 2009
Birmingham Coban, Guatemala 2018 SSCities Report Partners of the Americas
Birmingham Szekesferervar, Hungary 2018 SSCities Report
Birmingham Rosh Ha’ayin, Israel 2018 SSCities Report 1998 Friendship Cities
Birmingham Pomigliano D’Arco, Italy
Birmingham Kingston, Jamaica 2918 SSCities report
Birmingham Hitachi, Japan 2018 SSCities Report
Birmingham Maebashi, Japan 2018 SSCities Report 1998 Friendship Cities
Birmingham Al-Karak, Jordan 2018 SSCities Report
Birmingham Guédiawaye, Senegal 2018 SSCities Report 2005
Birmingham Krasnodon, Ukraine 2018 SSCities Report
Birmingham Vinnytsia, Ukraine 2018 SSCities Report
Birmingham Gweru, Zimbabwe
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Decatur NO SISTER CITIES 7/10/02
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Demopolis
REPLIED THAT THEY HAVE NONE 7/11/2002
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Dothan Alajuela, Costa Rica
Dothan Sakado, Japan
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Guntersville Solola, Guatemala
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Hobson City Kakamega, Kenya
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Huntsville Tainan, Taiwan
Huntsville Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris, France
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Jasper Jutiapa, Guatemala NOT ACTIVE
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Mobile Cockburn, Australia 2018 SSCities Report
Mobile Havana, Cuba 1993 YES
Mobile Heze, China 2018 SSCities Report
Mobile Tianjin, China 2018 SSCities Report
Mobile Liverpool, England Pending
Mobile Worms, Germany 2018 SSCities Report 1976 YES
Mobile Gaeta, Italy
Mobile Ichihara, Japan 2018 SSCities Report 1993 YES
Mobile Veracruz City, Veracruz, Mexico 1998 NO
Mobile Boca Del Rio, Veracruz, Mexico 2018 SSCities Report
Mobile Ariel (Israeli Settlement), Palestinian Territories 2018 SSCities Report
Mobile Bolinao, Phillipines 2018 SSCities Report Pending
Mobile Katowice, Poland 2018 SSCities Report 1992
Mobile Costanza, Romania 2018 SSCities Report 2000 NO
Mobile Kosice, Slovakia 2018 SSCities Report 1992 YES
Mobile Pyengtaek City, South Korea 2018 SSCities Report 1999 YES
Mobile iLembe, King Shaka Dist. Mun., So. Africa 2018 SSCities Report 2002 YES
Mobile Bursa, Turkey
Mobile Malaga, Spain from city web site 2019 Dissolved
Mobile Bristol, England from city web site 2019 Dissolved
Mobile Heliopolis, Egypt from city web site 2019 Dissolved
Mobile Kaohsiung County, Taiwan, China from city web site 2019 Dissolved
Mobile Pau, France from city web site 2019 Dissolved
Mobile Puerto Barrios, Guatemala from city web site 2019 Dissolved
Mobile Restov-on-Don, Russian Federation from city web site 2019 Dissolved
Mobile Zakynthos, Greece from city web site 2019 Dissolved
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Montevallo Eichizen, Japan
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Montgomery Escuintla, Guatemala 2009
Montgomery Pietrasanta, Italy
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Roanoke Ziangfan, China
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Selma Zacapa, Guatemala NOT ACTIVE
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Tuscaloosa Schorndorf, Germany 2018 SSCities Report 1996 *
Tuscaloosa Sunyani-Techiman, Ghana 2018 SSCities Report 2011 *
Tuscaloosa Narashino, Japan 2018 SSCities Report 1996
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7 https://votesmart.org/public-statement/184260/governor-riley-leading-economic-mission-to-china-south-korea-united-kingdom#.XNjAGhRKjIU
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