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Bucheon

In 1962, when President Park Chung-Hee started his five-year economic development project, Sosa-myeon 소사면 was renamed Bucheon City 부천시. Bucheons borders of today were made in 1988. Sang-Dong and Jung-Dong neighborhoods were developed as New ...

                                               

Busan

Busan is the largest port city and second-largest city in South Korea. It lies on the southeast tip of the Korean Peninsula. It is important for transport and shipping. It is best known for Busan Port and Haeundae Beach. The port takes many ships ...

                                               

Chuncheon

Chuncheon is the capital city of Gangwon Province in South Korea. The city is in a small flat area surrounded by mountains. The Soyang River is around the city. It is the water source of the Han River. Because of this river, Chuncheon has lots of ...

                                               

Chungju

Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea. Uamsan is a mountain located within the outskirts of the city. The city is famous for the annual martial arts festival held in October. Also of note, former UN Secretary-General, Ban K ...

                                               

Daegu

Daegu is a city in South Korea. It is between Seoul and Busan, but is closer to Busan. Daegu is the fourth largest city in South Korea. About 2.4 million people live in Daegu. Of South Koreas 16 cities and provinces, Daegu is the poorest in terms ...

                                               

Gimpo

Gimpo is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Administrative districts are 3 Eup, 3 Myeons, and 6 Dongs. About 300.000 people live in this city. As it develops new town, it shows high population growth rate. There are several attractions in ...

                                               

Gumi

Gumi is the second largest city in Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. It is in the mid central part of Gyeongsangbuk-do. The Nakdong River runs through the city. Gumi is well known for its National Industrial Complex which was built in the 1970s. Man ...

                                               

Mok-dong

Mok-dong is a district in Yangcheongu, Seoul. It is in the northern west part of Yangcheon District and shares borders with Yeongdeungpo District Yanpyeongdong on its east, Shinjeongdong on its north, and Yeomchangdong on its southern north. As a ...

                                               

Nonsan

Nonsan is a city in Chungnam-do, South Korea. It is located at 36°12′N 127°5′E. The population of Nonsan is 128.077. There are 55.451 households in the city. Nonsan has a train station. Local, national, and express KTX trains stop there. The trai ...

                                               

Suncheon

Suncheon is a city of Korea. It belongs to Jeollanam-do. 70% of Suncheon is composed of mountains and the city has the greatest number of mountains in the province. An average temperature for the year of the city is 12.5℃ and the average temperat ...

                                               

Suwon

Suwon became a big city because of King Jeongjo of Joseon. He wanted to make Suwon the capital after he moved his fathers tomb. Suwons Hwaseong Fortress was also built then. Hwaseong has great value because some machines were used to build it. Je ...

                                               

Yeongam

Yeongam is a county in South Jeolla Province of South Korea. It borders Mokpo and Naju to the north, Jangheung County to the east, and Haenam and Gangjin to the south. Yeongam county contains two towns, called eups, and nine townships, called mye ...

                                               

Gijon

Gijon is a city in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. It is located on the Bay of Biscay, about 20 kilometres north of Oviedo. Gijon has a population of 275.274 inhabitants, more than any other city in Asturias.

                                               

Wadi Halfa

Wadi Halfa is a small city in the northern part of Sudan by Lake Nubia. It has 6 neighborhoods with inhabitants of 18.000 people. There is a highway under construction which will connect it with Aswan in Egypt and via Dongola with Khartoum. Wadi ...

                                               

List of twin towns and sister cities in Switzerland

This is a list of places in Switzerland having standing links to local communities in other countries. In many cases, these completely ceremonial associations, especially when formalized by the local governments, are called by the fallacious name ...

                                               

Arbon

The shores of Lake Constance near Arbon have been inhabited since the Stone Age. Archaeological digs in 1885 and 1944 have uncovered stilt houses from the Stone and Bronze Ages. At first, it was assumed that these were built over water, since the ...

                                               

Avenches

Avenches is a Swiss municipality in the canton of Vaud, in Broye-Vully. It was created on 1 September 2006 the village of Donatyre merged into Avenches and on 1 July 2011 the former municipality of Oleyres merged into Avenches.

                                               

Biasca

The municipality lies at the entrance to the Blenio valley, 19 km north of Bellinzona, on the banks of the Brenno. About 3 km east of Biasca is the small lake of Carigiolo. The villages of Loderio, Ponte, Pontirone, SantAnna, and Valle are a part ...

                                               

Brig, Switzerland

The historic town of 5.000 people is part of the Brig-Glis municipality. The name Brig comes from Briva, or "bridge." Its medieval name was Briga dives. It is a small town in the Swiss canton of the Valais, at the foot of the northern slope of th ...

                                               

Bulle

Bulle is a municipality of the district of Gruyere in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. In January 2006 Bulle incorporated the formerly independent municipality of La Tour-de-Trême.

                                               

Dietikon

Dietikon is the fifth largest city of the canton of Zurich in Switzerland, after Zurich, Winterthur, Uster and Dubendorf. It is the capital of the same-named district of Dietikon.

                                               

Dubendorf

Dubendorf is a municipality in the district of Uster in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It is a suburb of Zurich with a population of about 26.000 2014. It is the fourth largest city in the canton, after Zurich, Winterthur and Uster.

                                               

Einsiedeln

Einsiedeln is a municipality and district in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. It is known for its monastery, the Benedictine Einsiedeln Abbey, founded in the 10th century.

                                               

Elgg

Elgg is a municipality of the district Winterthur in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. On 1 January 2018 the former municipality of Hofstetten bei Elgg merged into the municipality of Elgg.

                                               

Estavayer-le-Lac

Estavayer-le-Lac is a former municipality of the canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. It is on the south shore of Lake Neuchatel and is between Yverdon and Bern. It was the capital of the district of Broye.

                                               

Grenchen

Grenchen is a city in the district Lebern in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. With a population of around 16.000 people, it is one of the largest municipalities in the canton of Solothurn.

                                               

Horgen

Horgen is a city in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It is capital of the district of Horgen. It is one of the larger towns along the south bank of the Lake Zurich. On 1 January 2018 the former municipality of Hirzel merged into the municipal ...

                                               

Illnau-Effretikon

Illnau-Effretikon is a municipality of the district of Pfaffikon in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. About 16.000 people were living in Illnau-Effretikon in 2015.

                                               

Kloten

Kloten is a city in the district of Bulach in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It is the nearest village to Zurich Airport. The ice hockey club EHC Kloten has a stadium in the town.

                                               

Koniz

Koniz is a city in the administrative district of Bern-Mittelland in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. It has population of 38.793 inhabitants, the municipality is one of the 15 most populous cities in Switzerland. The official language of Koni ...

                                               

Kreuzlingen

Kreuzlingen is a municipality in the district of Kreuzlingen in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland. It is the second largest city of the canton, after Frauenfeld with a population of over 18.000. In 1874, the municipality of Egelshofen was rena ...

                                               

Kussnacht

Kussnacht am Rigi is a village, a municipality and a district in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland. It is the capital and municipality of the district of Kussnacht.

                                               

Lenzburg

Lenzburg is a municipality in the district of Lenzburg in the canton of Aargau, Switzerland. It is the capital city of the district. The town was founded in the Middle Ages. It is in the Seetal valley, about 3 kilometres south of the Aare delta. ...

                                               

Lugano

Lugano is a city of the district Lugano in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. Since 2004 the former municipalities of Breganzona, Cureggia, Davesco-Soragno, Gandria, Pambio-Noranco, Pazzallo, Pregassona and Viganello were incorporated into the ...

                                               

Maienfeld

Maienfeld is a town in the district of Landquart in the Swiss canton of Graubunden. It is a tourist destination in the Alps. It is popular for its local wine. Maienfeld was the setting of the story Heidi.

                                               

Martigny, Switzerland

Martigny is the capital city of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It is 495 meters high. It has a population of about 15.000 people. Martigny is at the joining of Italy, France and Switzerland, one r ...

                                               

Mendrisio

Mendrisio is a municipality of the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. Mendrisio is the seat of the Accademia di Architettura of the university of Italian-speaking Switzerland USI. The municipality was created on 4 April ...

                                               

Meyrin

Meyrin is a municipality of the canton of Geneva, Switzerland. The main site of the CERN, a European particle physics laboratory is in Meyrin. Meyrin was originally a small agricultural village until the 1950s, when construction of CERN began jus ...

                                               

Montreux

Montreux is a municipality of the district of Riviera-Pays-dEnhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It is on Lake Geneva shoreline at the foot of the Alps and has a population, as of December 2017, of 26.574 and nearly 90.000 in the agglomer ...

                                               

Moudon

Moudon is a municipality in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It was the capital of the Moudon District and is now in the Broye-Vully District.

                                               

Muri bei Bern

Muri bei Bern is a township in Switzerland near Bern. In December 2005, it had a population of 12458 people. The township Muri is two small towns: Muri and Gumligen

                                               

Murten

Murten is a city in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. It is a historic city on the south side of Lake Morat. The name of the city first appears in 515 as Muratum. The name is probably related to Celtic Moridunum. This is made from Mori, and ...

                                               

Nyon

Nyon is a municipality in the district of Nyon in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It is found 25 kilometers north of Geneva, and is part of the Geneva metropolitan area. The town has 17.267 people.

                                               

Onex, Switzerland

The municipality of Onex became an independent municipality in 1851 when the municipality of Onex-Confignon split into the two municipalities of Onex and Confignon.

                                               

Orbe, Switzerland

Orbe is a small town in the Swiss canton of Vaud. It was the capital of the former district of Orbe and is now part of the district of Jura-Nord vaudois. The town lies on the river of the same name and has about 6.000 people. The town has a coffe ...

                                               

Orsieres

Branche, Chamoille, Champex-Lac, Chez-les-Addy-Maligue, Chez-les-Giroud, Chez-les-Reuses, Commeire, Issert, La Douay, La Fouly, La Rosiere, Le Biolley, Les Archales, Orsieres, Prassurny, Prayon, Praz-de-Fort, Reppaz, Somplaroz, Soulalex and Verlo ...

                                               

Pfaffikon, Zurich

Auslikon, Ober Balm, Unter Balm, Bussenhausen, Irgenhausen, Oberwil, Sulzberg, Hermatswil, Schur, Wallikon, Rick, Ravensbuhl, Faichruti and Rutschberg.

                                               

Rapperswil-Jona

Rapperswil-Jona is a municipality in See-Gaster in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. It is at the east side of Lake Zurich. As of December 2016, 26.962 people lived there. On 1 January 2007 the municipalities Rapperswil and Jona joined tog ...

                                               

Regensdorf

Regensdorf is a city in the district of Dielsdorf in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. It is the biggest city in the region Furttal. Katzensee is a lake that also includes the bath/lido Strandbad Katzensee on the border with the Affoltern quar ...

                                               

Rheinfelden, Switzerland

Rheinfelden is a city and municipality of the canton of Aargau in Switzerland, seat of the district of Rheinfelden. It is 15 kilometres east of Basel. The name means the fields of the Rhine, as the town is on the Hochrhein. It is home to Feldschl ...