List of twin towns and sister cities in China
In 1979, Chengdu signed a sister city agreement with Montpellier, France, the first pair of Sino-French sister cities.
Later Chengdu signed sister city agreements with cities in ten countries, as well as signing a friendly region agreement with the Dalarna province in Sweden. Chengdu has had many friendly exchanges with the sister cities.
Montpellier, for example, has a Chengdu Street and a Chengdu Plaza. The soccer team Chengdu Blades is owned by Sheffield United F.C.
Montpellier, France; since 1979.
Ljubljana, Slovenia; since 1981.
Linz, Austria; since 1983.
Kofu, Japan; since 1983.
Knoxville, United States.
Phoenix, United States; since 1986.
Winnipeg, Canada; since 1988.
Mechelen, Belgium; since 1993.
Volgograd, Russia; since 1994.
Saint-Petersburg, Russia; since 1998.
Palermo, Italy; since 1999.
Gimcheon, South Korea; since 2000.
Medan, Indonesia; since 2001.
Dalarna (province), Sweden; since 2004.
Bonn, Germany; since 2009.