List of twin towns and sister cities in France

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This is a list of places in France having standing links to local communities in other countries (or in other parts of France). In most cases, the association, especially when formalised by local government, is known as "town twinning" (though other terms, such as "partner towns" or "sister cities" are sometimes used instead), and while most of the places included are towns, the list also comprises villages, cities, districts, counties, etc. with similar links.

Sources for twinnings with British towns:[1]

A[edit]

Switzerland Aigle, Switzerland[2]

Scotland Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom (1974) [3][4]

Scotland Largs, Scotland, United Kingdom (2009) [5][6][dead link]

Scotland Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom (1973)[3][7]

Malaysia George Town, Penang, Malaysia (2018)[8]

Scotland Haddington, Scotland, United Kingdom [9][10]


B[edit]

Scotland Inverurie, Scotland, United Kingdom (2016)[15]

Scotland Hawick, Scotland, United Kingdom (1973)[3][16][17][18]

Scotland Anstruther, Scotland, United Kingdom (1991)[3][19][20]

Scotland Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom [21]

Scotland Coldstream, Scotland, United Kingdom (1990) [3][22][16]

Scotland Fraserburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom [23][24]

Scotland Cumbernauld, Scotland, United Kingdom [3][25]

Scotland Leven, Scotland, United Kingdom (2016)[26][27]

C[edit]

Scotland Forfar, Scotland, United Kingdom (1992) [3]

Scotland Musselburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1961) [3][9][28]

Scotland Hamilton, Scotland, United Kingdom (1994)[3][29][30]


Scotland Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom (1983)[32][33]
United States Norman, Oklahoma, United States[34]
England Salford, England, United Kingdom[33][35]

Scotland Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom (1991)[3][36]

[37][38]



Scotland Pitlochry, Scotland, United Kingdom [36]

Scotland Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom (1978) [40][41]

Scotland Maybole, Scotland, United Kingdom (1982)[3][42][43][44]

D[edit]

E[edit]

England Folkestone, England, United Kingdom[51]

F[edit]

Italy Guastalla, Italy[52]

Germany Viernheim, Hesse, Germany (1966)
England Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (since 1973)

G[edit]

Scotland Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom (1975) [3][54]

Scotland Abernethy, Scotland, United Kingdom (1989) [3][36]

Scotland Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (1988)[3][55]

H[edit]

Scotland Peebles, Scotland, United Kingdom (1997)[3][16][56][57]

I[edit]

Scotland Penicuik, Scotland, United Kingdom [3][59][60]

J[edit]

Scotland Dalkeith, Scotland, United Kingdom [3][61][62]

Scotland Brechin, Scotland, United Kingdom [3]

Scotland Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scotland, United Kingdom (1989) [3][63]

Scotland Bothwell, Scotland, United Kingdom [3][64][65]

K[edit]

L[edit]

Scotland Dunbar, Scotland, United Kingdom (1994) [3][66][67][9]


Scotland Montrose, Scotland, United Kingdom (1994)[71][72][3]

M[edit]

Scotland Fochabers, Scotland, UK (1993) [3]

Scotland Jedburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1994)[3][16][73]

Scotland Stepps and Cardowan, Scotland, United Kingdom [74]

Scotland Errol, Scotland, United Kingdom [36]

Scotland Eyemouth, Scotland, United Kingdom (1992)[3][16]


Scotland Aboyne, Scotland, United Kingdom [76]

Scotland Carnoustie, Scotland, United Kingdom (1992)[3][77]

Scotland Kilmacolm, Scotland, United Kingdom [78][79][80][81]

Scotland Kilsyth, Scotland, United Kingdom (1969) [3][82]

Scotland Moffat, Scotland, United Kingdom [83]

N[edit]

Germany Karlsruhe, Germany (1955)[84]
Poland Lublin, Poland (1988)[85]
England Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom (1954)[86]

Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1958) [3][87]

Scotland Innerleithen, Scotland, United Kingdom (1991)[3][16]

O[edit]

Scotland Kelso, Scotland, United Kingdom (1986)[3][16]

Scotland Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom (1946)[3][88]

P[edit]

  • Paris - (Paris has friendship pacts with many communities but officially is only twinned with Rome.)
Italy Rome
England Helston, England, United Kingdom (2011) [89] [90]

Q[edit]

R[edit]

Czech Republic Brno, Czech Republic (1965)[91]
Poland Poznań, Poland (1998)[92]

S[edit]

Scotland Bonnyrigg and Lasswade, Scotland, United Kingdom (1962) [3][93]

Scotland Coatbridge, Scotland, United Kingdom [94][95]

Germany Friedrichshafen, Lake Constance, Germany [97]
Belgium Arlon (Belgium) since 1962
Italy Cattolica (Italy) since 1997
Croatia Crikvenica (Croatia) since 14 July 2006
Canada Lorraine, Quebec (Canada) since 1990
United States Lowell, Massachusetts (United States) since 1989
Senegal Meckhe (Senegal) since 1991
Poland Zakopane (Poland) since 1990

Scotland Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom (1984)[3][98][99]

Scotland Cupar, Scotland, United Kingdom (2010)[19][100][101]


Scotland Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom [103]

Scotland Larkhall, Scotland, United Kingdom (1994)[3][104][105]

Scotland Monifieth, Scotland, United Kingdom (1994)[3]

T[edit]

Scotland Helensburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom [3][106][107][108][109]

Scotland Girvan, Scotland, United Kingdom (1988)[3][110][111]

V[edit]

Scotland Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom (1990) [19]

Scotland Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom (1984) [3][112]

Scotland Troon, Scotland, United Kingdom (1986)[3][113]

Scotland Irvine, Scotland, United Kingdom (2005) [114][115][116]

Scotland Kirriemuir, Scotland, United Kingdom (1976)[3][117]

Y[edit]

Scotland Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom (1975)[3][118][119]
Scotland Lesmahagow, Scotland, United Kingdom (1975)[105][120]

See also[edit]

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