List of twin towns and sister cities in France

Map of metropolitan France

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]

AEdit

  Aigle, Switzerland[2]

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

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

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

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

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


BEdit

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

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

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

  Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom [21]

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

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

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

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

CEdit

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

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

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


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

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

[37][38]



  Pitlochry, Scotland, United Kingdom [36]

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

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

DEdit

EEdit

  Folkestone, England, United Kingdom[51]

FEdit

  Guastalla, Italy[52]

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

GEdit

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

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

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

HEdit

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

IEdit

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

JEdit

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

  Brechin, Scotland, United Kingdom [3]

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

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

KEdit

LEdit

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


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

MEdit

  Fochabers, Scotland, UK (1993) [3]

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

  Stepps and Cardowan, Scotland, United Kingdom [74]

  Errol, Scotland, United Kingdom [36]

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


  Aboyne, Scotland, United Kingdom [76]

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

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

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

  Moffat, Scotland, United Kingdom [83]

NEdit

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

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

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

OEdit

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

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

PEdit

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

QEdit

REdit

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

SEdit

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

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

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

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

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


  Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom [103]

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

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

TEdit

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

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

VEdit

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

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

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

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

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

YEdit

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

See alsoEdit

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