Change and Innovation, Understanding and Cooperation

Daejeon a city centered on internalization through multilateral international exchanges

Sister-Friendly Cooperation Cities

This projectseeks to promote and revitalize international exchanges by building and strengthening networks between sister-friendly cities, and building practical and effective relationships. In particular, through the expansion of various mutual exchanges such as education,economy,culture, and sports centered on the private sector, we are contributing to the creation of an internationalization base, strengthening the global capacity of citizens, and enhancing the international status of Daejeon City.

  • Sister Cities
    Ohda Seattle Budapest Nanjing Calgary Guadalajara Uppsala Novosibirsk Brisbane Binh Duong Province Sapporo Durban Shenyang Montgomery County
  • Friendly Cooperation Cities
    • EU/Asia
      Tsukuba Frankfurt Hefei Algier Nicefrance Wuhan Luang Prabang Victoria Firenze Jinan Tsingtao Kharkov Ulan Bator Dresden Brno Tangerang Selatan Kaohsiung Hung Yên Province Granada
    • America
      La serena
Sister & Friendly cooperation
Sort Total America EU Oceania Africa Asia
Sister cities 14 Calgary, Seattle, Guadalajara, Mongomery County Ubsala,Budapest,Novosibirsk Brisbane Durban Ohda, Sapporo, Nanjing, Binh Duong Province, Shenyang
Friendly cooperation cities 20 La serena Frankfurt, Nicefrance, Firenze, Dresden, Brno, Granada Algier, Victoria Tsingtao, Wuhan, Hefei, Jinan, Luang Prabang, Tsukuba, Kharkov, Ulan Bator, Tangerang Seletan, Hung Yên Province, Kaohsiung
Total 34 5 9 1 3 16
Current status of sister cities
Nation City Agreement Info
Japan Ohda 1987-11-14
  • Population38,544
  • Land area436km²
  • FeatureHot springs and silver mines are popular.
United States Seattle 1989-10-04
  • Population620,700
  • Land area369km²
  • FeaturePort town with developed trade as the largest city in the northwest
Hungary Budapest 1994-04-20
  • Population1,733,000
  • Land area526km²
  • FeatureHungary's capital and the largest industrial city
China Nanjing 1994-11-15
  • Population8,109,000
  • Land area6,598km²
  • FeatureChina's central transportation hub, development of industry, finance, trade, etc.
Canada Calgary 1996-03-04
  • Population980,000
  • Land area726km²
  • FeatureAn important point of western transportation with the development of the high-tech business
Mexico Guadalajara 1997-04-18
  • Population1,564,000
  • Land area151km²
  • FeatureMexico's second largest city accounts for 25% of Mexico's economic activity
Sweden Uppsala 1999-10-18
  • Population130,000
  • Land area2,523km²
  • FeatureReligious, educational-oriented modern industrial city,
Russia Novosibirsk 2001-10-22
  • Population1,473,737
  • Land area503km²
  • FeatureSiberia's core city is the world's first research complex
Austrailia Brisbane 2002-06-17
  • Population2,074,000
  • Land area5,904km²
  • FeatureTransportation, commercial and administrative center on the eastern coast of Austrailia
Vietnam Binh Duong Province 2005-05-17
  • Population920,000
  • Land area2,696km²
  • FeatureVietnam's second foreign investment area following Ho Chi Minh.
Japan Sapporo 2010-10-22
  • Population1,921,800
  • Land area1,121km²
  • FeatureThe seat of a Hokkaido provincial government, one of Japan's five Largest Cities, Tourist Cities
Republic of South Africa Durban 2011-09-21
  • Population3,340,000
  • Land area12,980km²
  • FeaturePort City, Gateway City of South Africa
China Shenyang 2013-07-29
  • Population7,200,000
  • Land area12,980km²
  • FeatureEconomic, cultural and political center of Liaoning Province, China's industrial base
United States Montgomery County 2017-10-23
  • Population50,219
  • Land area1,062km²
  • FeatureScience, Education, Administration, and Transportation
Current status of friendly cooperation cities
Nation City Agreement Info
Japan Tsukuba 1999-10-16
  • Population160,000
  • Land area259km²
  • FeatureScience city where 30% of all Japanese research institutes are located
Chile la serena 1999-11-19
  • Population160,000
  • Land area1,892km²
  • FeatureChile's second highly developed astronomical technology, founded in 1544
Germany Frankfurt 2003-06-30
  • Population650,000
  • Land area248km²
  • FeatureA hub of transportation and logistics, the world class exhibition city
China Hefei 2003-10-29
  • Population4,620,000
  • Land area7,266km²
  • FeatureThe main industries in Chengdu, Anhui Province are green tea, silk, steel products, and cement
Algeria Algier 2005-05-04
  • Population2,560,000
  • Land area273km²
  • FeatureCapital of Algeria, center of Mediterranean trade
France Nicefrance 2005-10-24
  • Population500,000
  • Land area330km²
  • FeatureSofia Antipolis and Clustered Cities
China Wuhan 2006-11-01
  • Population10,020
  • Land area8,494km²
  • FeatureHubei Chengdu, Inland strategic economic development hub city
Laos Luang Prabang 2007-02-01
  • Population450,000
  • Land area16,875km
  • FeatureThe entire state appoints UNESCO to World Heritage
Seychelles Victoria 2009-10-15
  • Population60,000
  • Land area455km²
  • FeatureSeychelles capital africa scenic destination
Italy Firenze 2010-11-12
  • Population368,362
  • Land area102,41km²
  • FeatureFlorence, Italy, UNESCO World Heritage Site
China Jinan 2011-06-21
  • Population6,050,000
  • Land area8,177km²
  • FeatureShandong Province, the city of politics, economy, science and education
China Tsingtao 2013-06-27
  • Population8,715,100
  • Land area11,026km²
  • FeatureChina's main trade port, foreign trade active, resorts famous
Ukraine Kharkov 2013-08-23
  • Population1,450,000
  • Land area306km²
  • FeatureElectricity, Education, Transportation, Ukraine city of technology
Mongolia Ulan Bator 2014-10-28
  • Population1,240,000
  • Land area4704.4km²
  • FeatureMainly exports minerals such as coal and copper (82%) and cashmere (6%)
Germany Dresden 2016-04-04
  • Population536,308
  • Land area328.3km²
  • FeatureNo. 1 city in nanomaterial technology and solar energy technology
Czech Republic 브르노(Brno) 2016-04-06
  • Population377,440
  • Land area230.22km²
  • FeatureMachinery, Medicine, Electrical Engineering, Biotechnology High-Tech Science Cities, Educational Cities
Indonesia Tangerang Selatan 2016-09-21
  • Population149,000
  • Land area147.19km²
  • FeatureScience-oriented city and education-centered city located in the National Research Complex
Taiwan Kaohsiung 2017-06-20
  • Population2,768,072
  • Land area2946km²
  • FeatureTrade port developed at the narrow lagoon estuary, the last stop of the railway running through
Vietnam Hung Yên Province 2018-09-12
  • Population1,120,300
  • Land area923.1km²
  • FeatureRice is a major industry and exports most of the rice produced.
Spain Granada 2018-11-28
  • Population236,207
  • Land area88km²
  • FeatureGrain, vegetables, flax cultivation and sheep stalking are abundant, wine and olive oil production is high, and traditional handicraft development from the Islamic period such as leather goods