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Sister City Relationships between China and the United Kingdom
2010/05/10
 

As of the end of 2009, there are 45 sister city arrangement between 9 provinces and 33 cities in China (province, county, district) and 4 counties and 39 cities in Britain.

Cities in China

Cities in Britain

Time of Relationship Establishment

Xiamen

Cardiff

Mar-31-1983

Changchun

Birmingham

July-07-1983

Ji'nan

Coventry

Oct-03-1983

Anshan

Sheffield

Oct-17-1983

Taiyuan

New Castle

Apr-15-1985

Xi’an

Edinburgh

Apr-16-1985

Wuhan

Manchester

Oct-27-1986

Shanxi Province

Derbyshire

Apr-04-1987

Nantong

Swansea

Apr-10-1987

Weihai

Cheltenham

May-21-1987

Wuzhou

Newport

July-07-1987

Yangquan

Chesterfield

Sep-24-1987

Dalian

Glasgow

Nov-27-1987

Fuxin

Barnsley

Jan-21-1988

Hangzhou

Leeds

Jun-08-1988

Sichuan Province

Leicestershire

Oct-26-1988

Dandong

Doncaster

Nov-21-1988

Haikou

Perth

Feb-03-1992

Jiangsu Province

Essex County

Jul-16-1992

Tangshan

Lincoln

Oct-22-1992

Chongqing

Leicester

Oct-11-1993

Shijiazhuang

Corby

Oct-05-1994

Bengbu

Tameside

Mar-29-1995

Qingdao

Southampton

Dec-27-1998

Yantai

Angus

Jan-27-1999

Xishan District of Wuxi

Oldham

Sep-07-1999

Shanghai

Liverpool

Oct-18-1999

Tongling

Halton

Sep-27-2000

Lanzhou

Chorley

Sep-27-2000

Guangzhou

Bristol

May-23-2001

Datong

Bury

Aug-06-2003

Baoji

Stockport

Jul-02-2004

Hefei

Belfast

Jun-13-2005

Nanning

Knowsley

Aug-16-2005

Ningbo

Nottingham

Sep-14-2005

Zhaoqing

Bolton

Oct-08-2005

Beijing

London

Apr-10-2006

Gansu Province

Fife Council

Oct-11-2006

Guangzhou

Birmingham

Dec-04-2006

Luohe

Ipswich

Mar-06-2008

Henan Province

Newcastle

Sep-04-2008

Shanghai

Greater London

Mar-31-2009

Harbin

Sunderland

May-19-2009

Jiangxi

Bath - Northeast Somerset

Oct-20-2009

Wuxi

Chelmsford

Nov-26-2009

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