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Sister cities

Domestic

Click to go to the (Yeongdeungpo-gu) Homepage
Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
  • Date sisterhood established: October 17, 1995
  • Description of exchange and cooperation: Mutual visits to local festivals, agricultural shows, exhibitions of local products, and exchange visits of children
Click to go to the (Sancheong-gun) Homepage
Sancheong-gun, Southern Gyeongsang Province
  • Date sisterhood established : September 18, 1998
  • Description of exchange and cooperation : Mutual visits to local festivals, exhibitions and sales of agricultural products, and exchange visits of children
Click to go to the (Kyunghee University) Homepage
Kyunghee University
  • Date sisterhood established : November 29, 2002
  • Description of exchange and cooperation : government agency-university exchange promotion projects, increased volunteer medical services, stable supply of herbal medicine farmers, sales promotion of indigenous agricultural products, etc.

Overseas

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Huchou, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Date sisterhood established: October 10, 2003
  • Type of exchange: friendly exchange
  • Description of exchange and cooperation: Biennial mutual visits of friendship
Click to go to the (Hirakata) Homepage
Hirakata, Osaka prefecture, Japan
  • Type of exchange: Friendly visits
  • Motivation for the special relationship: Yeongam, the birthplace of Dr. Wangin and Hirakata, the site of Wangin's tomb
  • Description of exchange and cooperation: Annual delegation visits to the Wangin cultural festival. Also, a group of Wangin Myojeon worshippers makes a pilgrimage to Japan each year for a special festival.