US-China Sister Cities

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The United States has over 200 sister relationships with communities in the People's Republic of China. Thirty-five US states have at least one sister linkage with China, and 29 Chinese provinces have at least one partnership in America.

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State U.S. City Sister Partner Province Total
Alabama State of Alabama Hubei Province   Total: 6
  Birmingham Anshan Liaoning   
  Birmingham Chao Yang District Beijing (Province-level Municipality)
  Birmingham Huangshi Hubei  
  Mobile Tianjin Tianjin (Province-level Municipality)
  Mobile Heze Shandong  
Alaska State of Alaska Heilongjiang Province Total: 3
  Juneau Mishan Heilongjiang
  Little Rock Changchun Jilin  
Arizona       Total: 6
  Gilbert Leshan Sichuan  
  Mesa Kaiping Guangdong
  Phoenix Chengdu Sichuan  
  Scottsdale Haikou Hainan  
  Tempe Zhenjiang Jiangsu  
  Tucson Liupanshui Guizhou  
Arkansas       Total: 1
  Little Rock Changchun Jilin  
California State of California Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Total: 53
  State of California Jiangsu Province    
  Alameda Jiangyin Jiangsu  
  Bakersfield Cixi Zhejiang  
  Berkeley Haidian District Beijing (Provincial- level  Municipality)  
  Beverly Hills Pudong District Shanghai (Provincial-level  Municipality)  
  Corona Fuxin Liaoning   
  Culver City Yanji Jilin  
  Folsom Jiaohe Xinjiang  
  Fresno Taishan Guangdong
  Irvine Xuhui District Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)  
  Long Beach Qingdao Shandong  
  Los Angeles Guangzhou Guangdong
  Malibu Lijiang Yunnan  
  Martinez Hanchuan Hubei  
  Millbrae Kaiping Guangdong
  Milpitas Huizhou Guangdong
  Modesto Mengzi Yunnan  
  Oakland Changping District Beijing (Province-level Municipality)
  Oakland Chengdu Sichuan  
  Oakland Dalian Liaoning   
  Oakland Foshan Guangdong
  Oakland Guangzhou Guangdong
  Oakland Haikou Hainan  
  Oakland Jingan District Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)
  Oakland Jinzhou Liaoning   
  Oakland Jurong Jiangsu  
  Oakland Maoming Guangdong
  Oakland Mianyang Sichuan  
  Oakland Nanning Guangxi  
  Oakland Pudong Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)
  Oakland Qingdao Shandong  
  Oakland Song Shan Henan  
  Oakland Tanggu District Tianjin (Province-level Municipality)
  Oakland Weifang Shandong  
  Pasadena Xicheng District Beijing (Province-level Municipality)
  Redlands Linli Hunan  
  Redondo Beach Zhangjiagang Jiangsu  
  Redwood City Zhuhai Guangdong
  Richmond Zhoushan Zhejiang  
  Riverbank Fuyang City Anhui  
  Riverside Jiangmen Guangdong
  Sacramento Jinan Shandong  
  Santa Barbara Weihai Shangdong  
  San Bernardino Yushu Jilin  
  San Diego Yantai Shandong  
  San Francisco Shanghai Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)
  Santa Barbara Weihai Shandong  
  Sonoma Penglai Shandong  
  Stockton Foshan Guangdong
  Tustin Heyuan Guangdong  
  Union City Liyang Jiangsu  
  Whittier Changsha Hunan  
  Yorba Linda Tongchuan Shaanxi  
Colorado       Total: 5
  Arvada Jinzhou Liaoning
  Boulder Lhasa Tibet Autonomous Region
  Commerce City Nanning Guangxi  
  Denver Kunming Yunnan  
  Pueblo Weifang Shandong  
Connecticut       Total: 2
  Hartford Dongguan    
  Stamford Jiangdu    
Delaware       Total: 1
  Wilmington Ningbo Zhejiang  
District of Columbia       Total: 2
  Washington Beijing Beijing (Province-level Municipality)
  Washington Chongqing Chongqing (Province-level Municipality)
Florida       Total: 12
  Boynton Beach Qufu Shandong  
  Jacksonville Ningbo Zhejiang  
  Jacksonville Shaoxing Zhejiang  
  Jacksonville Suzhou Jiangsu  
  Jacksonville Yingkou Liaoning   
  Lakeland Chongming County Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)
  Lakeland Fengxian District Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)  
  Lakeland Jiaxing Zhejiang  
  Miami Qingdao Shandong  
  Orlando Guilin Guangxi  
  Sarasota Siming District, Xiamen City Fujian  
  Tallahassee Rugao Jiangsu  
Georgia       Total: 3
  Brunswick Ganzhou Jiangxi  
  Hinesville Yichun Jiangxi  
  Savannah Jiujiang Jiangxi  
Hawai‘i State of Hawaii Guangdong Province Total: 9
  Honolulu Haikou City Hainan  
  Honolulu Chengdu Sichuan  
  Honolulu Fengxian District Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)
  Honolulu Qinghuangdao Hebei  
  Honolulu Zhongshan Guangdong
  Maui County Hainan Province    
  Maui County Zhongshan Guangdong
Idaho  -  -  - Total: 0
Illinois       Total: 7
  Bolingbrook Xuchang Henan
  Chicago Shanghai Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)
  Chicago Shenyang Liaoning   
  Joliet Liaoyang Liaoning  
  Peoria Benxi Liaoning   
  Rockford Changzhou Jiangsu  
  Urbana Haizhu District Guangdong  
Indiana State of Indiana Zhejiang Province   Total: 5
  Connersville Tianning District, Changzhou City Jiangsu  
  Fort Wayne Taizhou Zhejiang  
  Indianapoils Hangzhou Zhejiang  
  Lafayette Longkou Shandong  
Iowa State of Iowa Hebei Province   Total: 4
  Des Moines Shijiazhuang Hebei  
  Dubuque Handan Hebei  
  Muscatine Zhengding Hebei  
Kansas State of Kansas Henan Province   Total: 3
  Hays Xinzheng Henan  
  Wichita Kaifeng Henan  
Kentucky State of Kentucky Jiangxi Province   Total: 4
  Louisville Jiujiang Jiangxi  
  Morehead Yangshuo County Guangxi  
  Pikeville Ankang Shaanxi  
Louisiana  -  -  - Total: 0
Maine  -  -  - Total: 0
Maryland State of Maryland Anhui Province   Total: 6
  Annapolis Changsha Hunan  
  Baltimore Xiamen Fujian  
  Queen Anne's County Suzhou Jiangsu  
  Rockville Jiaxing Zhejiang  
  Salisbury Dalian Liaoning  
Massachusetts       Total: 1
  Boston Hangzhou Zhejiang  
Michigan State of Michigan Sichuan Province   Total: 5
  Detriot Chongqing Chongqing (Province-level Municipality)
  Flint Changchun Jilin  
  Lansing Lanzhou Gansu  
  Lansing Sanming Fujian  
Minnesota State of Minnesota Shaanxi Province   Total: 5
  Minneapolis Harbin Heilongjiang
  Morris Jiashan Zhejiang  
  Red Wing Quzhou Zhejiang  
  Saint Paul Changsha Hunan  
Mississippi  -   -  - Total: 0
Missouri       Total: 5
  Columbia Laoshan District Shandong  
  Kansas City Xi'an Shaanxi  
  Kansas City Yan'an Shaanxi  
  St. Louis Nanjing Jiangsu  
  St. Louis Wuhan Hubei  
Montana State of Montana Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Total: 1
Nebraska State of Nebraska Shaanxi Province   Total: 2
  Omaha Yantai Shandong  
Nevada       Total: 1
  Las Vegas Huludao Liaoning  
New Hampshire  -  -  - Total: 0
New Jersey State of New Jersey Zhejiang Province   Total: 6
  Jersey City Nantong Jiangsu  
  Linden Tongchaun Shaanxi  
  Marlboro Township Wujiang Jiangsu  
  Newark Xuzhou Jiangsu  
  Paterson Yulin Shaanxi  
New Mexico       Total: 2
  Albuquerque Lanzhou Gansu  
  Santa Fe Zhangjiajie City Hunan  
New York State of New York Jiangsu Province   Total: 7
  Brooklyn Chao Yang District Beijing (Province-level Municipality)  
  Buffalo Changzhou Jiangsu  
  Mount Vernon Yangquan Shanxi  
  New York City Beijing Beijing (Province-level Municipality)
  Rochester Xianyang Shaanxi  
  Westchester Jingzhou Hubei  
North Carolina State of North Carolina Hunan Province   Total: 7
  Charlotte Baoding Hebei  
  Durham Kunshan Jiangsu  
  Durham Zhuzhou Hunan  
  Raleigh Xiangfan (Now Xiangyang) Hubei  
  Wilmington Dandong Liaoning   
  Winston-Salem Yangpu District Shanghai (Province-level Municipality)
North Dakota  -  -  - Total: 0
Ohio State of Ohio Hubei Province   Total: 4
  Cincinnati Liuzhou Guangxi  
  Columbus Hefei Anhui  
  Toledo Qinhuangdao Hebei  
Oklahoma State of Oklahoma Gansu Province   Total: 4
  Oklahoma City Haikou Hainan  
  Ponca City Baiyin Gansu  
  Tulsa Beihai Guangxi  
Oregon State of Oregon Fujian Province   Total: 2
  Portland Suzhou Jiangsu  
Pennsylvania       Total: 4
  Cranberry Twp Haiyang Shandong  
  Erie Zibo Shandong  
  Philadelphia Tianjin Tianjin (Province-level Municipality)
  Pittsburgh Wuhan Hubei
Rhode Island  -  -  - Total: 0
South Carolina       Total: 2
  Columbia Yibin City Sichuan
  Greenville Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone Tianjin (Province-level Municipality)
South Dakota  -  -  - Total: 0
Tenessee       Total: 3
  Chattanooga Wuxi Jiangsu  
  Knoxville Chengdu Sichuan  
  Nashville Taiyuan Shanxi  
Texas       Total: 12
  Austin Xishuangbanna Yunnan  
  Dallas Tianjin Tianjin (Province-level Municipality)
  Fort Worth Guiyang Guizhou  
  Houston Shenzhen Guangdong
  Laredo Chenzhou Hunan  
  Laredo Wuwei Gansu  
  Laredo Zixing City Hunan  
  McAllen Ganzhou Jiangxi  
  Midland Dongying Zhejiang  
  San Antonio Suzhou Jiangsu  
  San Antonio Wuxi Jiangsu  
  Southlake Suzhou Jiangsu  
Utah  -  -  - Total: 0
Vermont  -  -  - Total: 0
Virginia       Total: 3
  Newport News Taizhou Zhejiang  
  Richmond Zhengzhou Henan  
  Roanoke Lijiang Yunnan  
Washington State of Washington Sichuan Province   Total: 7
  Auburn Guanghan Sichuan  
  Kent Yangzhou Jiangsu  
  Lakewood Danzhou Hainan  
  Seattle Chongqing Chongqing (Province-level Municipality)
  Spokane Jilin Jilin  
  Tacoma Fuzhou Fujian  
West Virginia       Total: 1
  Morgantown Xuzhou Jiangsu  
Wisconsin State of Wisconsin Heilongjiang Province Total: 4
  Kenosha County Huairou Couty Beijing (Province-level Municipality)  
  La Crosse Luoyang Henan  
  Milwaukee Ningbo Zhejiang  
Wyoming  -  -  - Total: 0
  Total Sister States: 22 Total Sister Cities: 198 Combined: 220

Source: Sister Cities International (SCI),local/state governments, individual sister city partnerships.