Twin Towns / Cities

Good bunch of twins there.

Also, Worthing has FOUR twin towns in Germany. What’s that all about? (apart from a big pool of towns for school exchange trips)

Fancy a bit of Barcelona?

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want to go to

:norway: Flekkefjord, Norway

now. since it’s twinned with Cowdenbeath

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I have said that if there’s one other place I could see myself living in it would be Barcelona

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Reading

Been to Speightstown in Barbados loads as it’s where our house is
Came so close to San Fransisco Libre, must have driven right past it.

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Buntingford

Current (Cardiff)

Former

Reading and dusseldorf is the only one near me i could remember.

Didn’t know any of my town’s twins but looking them up has explained some local road names

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Winchester - The City of Kings and Priests

:fr: Laon
:de: Gießen

Chichester

:fr: Chartres
:it: Ravenna

zielen… zule… zola

…Germany

Hometown has none.
Belfast has loads:

Germany – :Bonn, Germany

South Korea – :Wonju, South Korea

China – :Hefei, China

United States – :Belfast, Maine, United States

United States – :Nashville, Tennessee, United States

United States – :Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Bolivia – :Cochabamba, Bolivia

Current, Cardiff - see @anon44377095 post.

Former, Pembroke

Pembroke is twinned with the towns of Bergen, Lower Saxony, Germany since 1977[16] and Pembroke, Malta since 2002.

Is that really Winchester’s soubriquet? Makes sense, but how grandiose do you want to be, Winch?

Sounds about right for Winch, bunch of snobby pricks

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I’m genuinely really surprised that my hometown has any, apparently Leven is twinned with Holzminden in Germany and Bruges in France.

Haven’t been to either. Didn’t even know that there was a Bruges in France.

Bangor, ME is a twin city with Brewer, ME, just across the river. Obviously been there.
Also sister with Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada and Harbin, China, which has a population of 10 million, so Bangor have done well teaming up with those boys.

Yeovil has Herblay, France & Taunusstein, Germany & Samarate, Italy. No interesting facts about them.

Nottingham has a bunch. Many of which I’ve heard of.

That’s where I wanna go… way down in Kokomo

Whitwell in Rutland is twinned with Paris because the mayor of whitwell or someone wrote and asked Paris if it would be its twin, and no one wrote back saying no so they just went with it.

Apparently.

Bristol likes to put it about a bit

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Bristol was one of the first cities to adopt the idea of town twinning. In 1947 it was twinned with Bordeaux and then with Hanover, the first post-war twinning of British and German cities. Twinnings with Porto, Portugal (1984), Tbilisi, Georgia (1988), Puerto Morazan, Nicaragua (1989), Beira, Mozambique (1990) and Guangzhou, China (2001) have followed.

Bristol was one of the first cities to adopt the idea of town twinning. In 1947 it was twinned with Bordeaux and then with Hanover, the first post-war twinning of British and German cities. Twinnings with Porto, Portugal (1984), Tbilisi, Georgia (1988), Puerto Morazan, Nicaragua (1989), Beira, Mozambique (1990) and Guangzhou, China (2001) have followed.

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