Twin Towns

The City of Chemnitz is twinned with the following cities:


Akron - USA

Ohio / USA
Twinned since 20 April 1997

Akron lies in the North-East of Ohio, about 50 km (30 miles) south of Cleveland, on the Cuyahoga River. The university town is the county seat of Summit County. moremore



Düsseldorf - Germany

Capital of NRW/Germany
Twinned since 13 April 1988

The capital of North Rhine Westphalia is one of the most important economic, transport and cultural centres in Germany. moremore



Lodz - Poland

Republic of Poland
Twinned since 1974

Łódź is the third largest city in Poland and is at the same time the Capital of the voivodeship of the same name. moremore



Mulhouse - France

Republic of France
Twinned since 7 October. 1981

Mulhouse is the capital of Southern Alsace and lies in the border triangle of France, Germany and Switzerland. moremore



Tampere - Finland

Tampere – Republic of Finland
Twinned since October 1961

Tampere lies in the South-West of Finland and is the third largest city in the country. moremore


Ústí nad Labem

Usti nad Labem - Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Twinned since 17 July 1970

Ústí nad Labem lies between the Ore Mountains and the Central Bohemian Uplands in the picturesque valley of the Elbe at the confluence of the Elbe and the Bílina. moremore


Arras - France

Republic of France
Twinned since 1967

Arras is the capital of the French Department of Pas-de-Calais and has a population of 300,000 including the surrounding suburbs. moremore



Ljubljana - Slovenia

Republic of Slovenia
Twinned since 17 October 1966

Ljubljana lies between the Julian Alps and the Adriatic and with a population of 278,000 it is one of the smallest capital cities in Europe. moremore



Manchester - Great Britain

Great Britain
Twinned since 18. 03. 1983

Manchester lies about 300 km (200 miles) north-west of London and is considered to be the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.  moremore



Taiyuan - China

People’s Republic of China
Twinned since 17 May 1999

Taiyuan is the capital of Shanxi Province and is thus the political, economic and cultural centre of the region. moremore



Timbuktu - Mali

Republic of Mali
Twinned since 6 October 1968

Timbuktu is an oasis city in the West African state of Mali. It lies in the Sahel region on the southern edge of the Sahara. moremore



Wolgograd Variante
Twinned since 6 May 1988

Volgograd lies 1,075 km (668 miles) south-east of Moscow on the right bank of the Volga, about 400 km (250 miles) north of the mouth of the river into the Caspian Sea. moremore

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